Netanyahu: Israel must stay on West Bank “for very long time”

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Israel would have to maintain a long-term military presence in the West Bank “to keep a jihadi juggernaut from powering its way to the outskirts of Tel Aviv.” He also stressed the importance of establishing an independent Kurdistan as part of a broader alliance with moderate forces across the region. The offensive by the Islamic State's militants "can be aimed toward Jordan in the shortest time," he warned.


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