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Ya’alon: We are in World War III against terror

Reacting to the attacks in Brussels, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon says a “third World War” is being waged against Western civilization.

“For the last several years, Western civilization has been under attack by indiscriminate and ruthless radical Islamism, whose goal is to harm and disrupt the lives of citizens in the free world,” he says in a statement released by his office.

“This is a third World War against our shared values. A war that if we don’t deal with using the proper tools, on all levels, will continue to hurt us and wreak havoc,” he adds.

Ya’alon does not detail what those tools are, but calls for nations to unite in an “unyielding” fight against terror.

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