What is the first most obvious thing needed to secure the border? Here is a high-tech idea: how about a fence? That’s what Israel has been doing for almost a decade now. See below from L. Todd Wood at Western Journalism:
On the O’Reilly Factor in early July of this year, Charles Krauthammer said, “If fences don’t work, why is there one around the White House?” Krauthammer always has a way of getting right to the point in a brilliant way.
Today, I visited the barrier Israel constructed between the West Bank and the Israeli. It is an imposing structure that has reduced terrorist attacks inside Israel by over ninety-nine percent. It is keeping out people who have a much higher motivation to kill Israelis than migrants wanting to cross the border for a minimum wage job. Palestinian terrorists have no fear of death; in fact, they seek it out.
The bottom line is the West Bank fence is working to keep these people out for almost a decade now. Ask any Israeli living in Jerusalem if he wants the fence removed. When there are terrorist attacks, they tend to be low grade incidents like today when a man used a backhoe to attack a bus in Jerusalem. They are not the deadly mass casualty suicide bombs that Israelis had to deal with in the past.
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