Israel caved to what Dan Pipes calls it, fear of another intifada given threats from King Abdullah, the neo Sultan tyrant President Erdogan and the infamous holocaust denier PA President Mahmoud Abbas.
Not only the metal detectors, were taken down, but also those alleged high tech surveillance cameras as well, leaving, what, the metal barriers?
And MK and former Shin Bet director Avi Dichter was hoping to “sterilize the Temple Mount” from being a weapons storage preventing jihad by Islamic extremists?
As my mythic Brooklyn cousin Vinny might opine FERGEDABOUDIT!
Bibi has even promised to compensate for the death of the two Jordanian assailants shot dead by an Israeli security guard wounded in a screwdriver stabbing at the Amman legation. Now we understand that the security guard is being interrogated by Israel police.
Is the only coercive action left against PA President Abbas’ incitement of violence now left is for the US Senate to pass the Taylor Force Act? That might at least deny US funds to the Fatah/PLO for payment of the $3,000 a month to the 19 year old Hamas killer of three members of the Salomon family at Halamish last week at an erev shabbat dinner.
Once again, Bibi who trumpets toughness but comes up short because of what, US pressure? There he goes thanking Special envoy Jason Greenblatt and tyro diplomat Jared Kushner for intervening and coming to his rescue.
The long and the short of it was that two heroic and loyal Israeli Druze police officers died at the Lions’ gate shot dead on July 14th with Carlos submachine guns stowed in the armory of the Al Aqsa Mosque in the so-called Noble Sanctuary by staff of the Jordanian appointed Waqf. Further that the Salomon family of Halamish are left bereft and grieving for the loss of a zayde a son and daughter in law, parents of a five year son and his siblings, now orphaned.
This is not justice, it is cowardice and insanity in the face of monstrous Islamic evil.
The outcome is that the Temple Mount is not secure and under the control of the sovereign Jewish state, waiting unprotected for the next attack by a mujihadeen intent on killing his Jew to please his god allah.
Worker dismantle security measures, but leave behind barricades, at holy site where 3 terrorists shot dead 2 Israeli cops on July 14