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Will PA security turn on Israel?

Despite recommendations from military quarters that Israel strengthen the Palestinian Authority and work with it to quell the ongoing violence, Israeli officials fear attacks from the Palestinian security forces themselves.
A member of Palestinian security forces takes part in a rally marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah movement, in the West Bank city of Ramallah December 31, 2014. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signed on to 20 international agreements on Wednesday, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, a day after a bid for independence by 2017 failed at the United Nations Security Council. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4JR7M

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Israel is convinced that new developments are about to take place in the West Bank, especially after the killing of Mazen Arabia, a Palestinian intelligence officer accused of opening fire at the Hizma military checkpoint, northeast of Jerusalem, injuring an Israeli soldier Dec. 3.

According to the Arutz Sheva, Arabia approached the checkpoint, pulled out his weapon and started shooting at the soldiers, who responded in kind. Meanwhile, no Palestinian party has confirmed the incident, as the area in which the shooting happened is controlled by Israel.

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