The resurgence of Palestinian resistance | رأي اليوم
By Abdel Bari Atwan | 24 nov 2022
(...) Bus bombings are back after an absence of 20 years, and in occupied West Jerusalem no less, where twin attacks on Wednesday left two settlers dead and 14 injured, and no trace was found of the perpetrators who detonated the devices by remote control.
A number of observations can be made about these bombings which may provide clues to what we can expect in future.
First, the use of remote-control devices is an innovation, suggesting that these attacks were planned and carried out by very smart operators. This technological development may prove to be the tip of the iceberg.
Secondly, the fact that West Jerusalem was targeted, rather than East Jerusalem with its high concentration of indigenous Christian and Muslim Arab inhabitants, is an important pointer to any analyst seeking insights into possible future developments. (...)