The New Terror Rules
Europe and the US seem to begin understanding that the terror arena has independent rules of activity which are not logical to western democracies. The west is now confronted with accepting that the current preventative and neutralization tactics of terror attacks are not valid and require a metamorphosis! This change needs to start by making the required cultural changes and developing the required security awareness. Once this is established, phase 2 will include checking whether the current capabilities are symmetrical to the capabilities of the perpetrators, even though the answer is very obvious. The gap which has long been present will require the building of new units, specialized teams and operational tactics that can deliver results in the field.
However, the process is much more complex as there will be a need to build a new intelligence doctrine tailored for this purpose and proactive in its essence.We hope that this transitional period will be possible and not invaded by a very naive state of denial that does not emerge to react and fulfill the required strategic and operational changes. The longer this transitional period last, the more attacks there will be and the greater will the gap be