Of course, Israel’s internal and external security services work frenetically at preventing potential terrorists from carrying out attacks and finding fugitive attackers. Nevertheless, on the political stage officials work just as intensely discussing what kind of additional measurements could be taken.
High-ranking Israeli decision makers have decided to annul working permits for Palestinians whose family members have been involved in terror attacks. In addition, their exit permits to Jordan will be revoked. This decision was taken after the last attack in Gush Etzion. The perpetrator had told his Mother in advance that he planned to carry out an attack but she did nothing to prevent him from carrying out his threats.
Prime Minister Netanyahu has met with army officials and the Defence Minister to discuss possibilities of expelling families of terrorists to the Gaza Strip in the future.
Interior minister Silvan Shalom is about to submit a draft law that, if it is passed, would make it possible to revoke the citizenship of terrorists who have betrayed the State of Israel. The revocation would be possible even if the subject is abroad.