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Analysis: The Surge in Militant Activity in the West Bank

The rise in activity can be linked to a number of factors including the high number of killings of Palestinian Islamic Jihad and al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades militants by Israeli security forces.

Over the course of the last six months, there has been a notable increase in militant activity in the West Bank, particularly with members of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades.

Few have reported about the surge of militant activity in the West Bank over the six months. Although, a recent U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory on Sept. 13 warned to ‘exercise increased caution when travelling to the West Bank due to terrorism and civil unrest.’

The rise in activity can be linked to a number of factors; the high number of killings of Palestinian Islamic Jihad and al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades militants by Israeli security forces since May and the recent escape of six Palestinian militants from a high-security prison in northern Israel.

Read more at Long War Journal

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