This week's horrifying murder of an elderly priest at a church in Normandy is just the latest terrorist act carried out in France. Now, Arutz Sheva's Benny Toker writes that a member of the French parliament is calling on his nation to learn from the anti-terror tactics that have become all-too-necessary in Israel:
MP Meir Habib described his efforts to push France’s leadership to actively embrace the anti-terror methods which he claims have protected Israel and kept ISIS at bay.
“I sought to go to Israel and to learn from the Israelis; you’re more experience in dealing with terrorism. Thirty of us, French parliamentarians, met with the [Israeli] Prime Minister, Justice Minister, Police Chief, and the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Security Committee, Avi Dichter.”
“We see that ISIS doesn’t start up with you [Israel],” adding regretfully that France is unprepared to deal with the growing terror threat now facing Europe.
“Unfortunately as of now we are not ready in terms of intelligence and professional [training] to overcome the terrorists, either in terms of sealing the borders or in dealing with incitement in mosques..."