Maj. Gen. Gershon HaCohen, a research fellow at the Begin Sadat Institute and a member of the security movement, told Yossi Hadar in the podcast "15 Minutes": The problem of crime in the Arab sector has a nationalist aspect.
Fifteen minutes with Yossi Hadar - Gershon HaCohen
According to him, "Ben-Gurion also understood that all the criminal forces in Arab society would become fighting forces against us."
In this context, he added that "those who caused the May riots in the mixed cities are enemies and not citizens of the state," and that reserves must be mobilized to deal with the protectionist phenomenon in the Negev and the Arab sector: .
Hacohen claimed that it was a mistake to say that we did not invest in the Arab sector.
"The claim that the Arab citizens are deprived is a manipulation. The Galilee is becoming an Arab autonomy."
According to him, the Arabs receive a larger allotment of land, while the Jews are the disadvantaged.