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August 27, 2012 1:42 pm

IDF Intel Chief Predicts Rocky Year Ahead as Islamists Rise Across Region

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IDF Military Intelligence Chief Aviv Kochavi (far left). Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Speaking at the annual Military Intelligence assessment, Head of the Military Intelligence Directorate Major General Aviv Kochavi said: “We predict that in the next year, the State of Israel will encounter a regional environment that is more unstable, tense and Islamist than in the past.

“An environment dealing with a series of crises – regional and domestic – which raises the threshold of sensitivity of all the players and may lead – even without advance planning – to flare-ups,” Kohavi noted.

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