Israel is a model for the West when it comes to border security. It’s something Israelis take seriously — as all nations should — and they use many methods to keep their nation safe: walls, checkpoints, soldiers, and when necessary, force.
Nov. 15, 2000 — Israeli border police search a Palestinian after clashes in an Arab neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel Wednesday. Israel said it would be forced to drop its ”policy of restraint” to stop Jewish blood being spilled in what it sees as a new, more bloody Palestinian strategy. (Credit Image: © Flash 90 / TNS / ZUMAPRESS.com)
An Israeli border police officer closes the gate as Palestinians wait for entering Jerusalem through the checkpoint in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, as they try to reach the al-Aqsa mosque. September 4, 2009. Men aged 50 and over and women aged 45 and over are allowed to attend Friday prayers on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. (Credit Image: © Xinhua / ZUMA Press)
Discriminating by age is a wise counter-terrorism measure.
March 3, 2010 – Beit Jala, West Bank – Israeli border police officers pull a Palestinian demonstrator during a demonstration against the Israeli separation wall. Israeli bulldozers guarded by Israeli soldiers continued their work on building the separation wall near Route 60 despite the protesters. (Credit Image: © Xinhua via ZUMA Wire)
Anti-Zionists often claim that Palestinians who protest against Israel are mostly peaceful.
March 18, 2011 – Jerusalem, Israel – An Israeli border police tries to escape from a Molotov cocktail thrown by Palestinian youths, during clashes in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. (Credit Image: © Sliman Khader / apaimages / ZUMAPRESS.com)
May 13, 2011 — An Israeli border policeman near a car which was torched during riots in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of A-Tur, as riots broke out in several flashpoints in East Jerusalem. (Credit Image: © Mahfouz abu Turk / apaimages / ZUMAPRESS.com)
March 19, 2011 — Israeli Border Police fire tear gas towards Palestinian stone throwers during a clash in the Shuafat Refugee Camp, north of Jerusalem, in the West Bank. Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in several locations in East Jerusalem and the West Bank amid continuing tensions over Israel’s recently announced plan to build houses in East Jerusalem. (Credit Image: © Sliman Khader / apaimages / ZUMAPRESS.com)
May 13, 2011 — An Israeli border policeman near a car which was torched during riots in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of A-Tur. (Credit Image: © Mahfouz abu Turk / apaimages / ZUMAPRESS.com)
November 17, 2012 – Rafah, Gaza Strip — Palestinians inspect the damage at the smuggling tunnels area in the border between Gaza strip and Egypt after Israeli airstrikes. Israel bombarded the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with more than 180 airstrikes early Saturday, the military said, widening a blistering assault on militant operations to include the prime minister’s headquarters, a police compound and a vast network of smuggling tunnels. (Credit Image: © Eyad Al Baba / APA Images / ZUMAPRESS.com)
Mexican criminals also build vast and complex tunnel systems to bring drugs, contraband, and illegals into the United States.
Israel’s border security is militarized:
Israeli border police fire tear gas towards Palestinian protesters during clashes in the village of Saair near the West Bank city of Hebron, on February 25, 2013. (Credit Image: © Mamoun Wazwaz / APA Images / ZUMAPRESS.com)
March 2, 2013 — Israeli border police officers detain a Palestinian youth after he threw stones during clashes at Hawara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus. (Credit Image: © Nedal Eshtayah / APA Images / ZUMAPRESS.com)
A member of Israeli security forces fires tear gas towards Palestinian students of the BirZeit University during clashes following an anti-Israel demonstration over the recent entry restrictions to the al-Aqsa mosque, outside Israel’s Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, November 6, 2014. (Credit Image: © Shadi Hatem / APA Images / ZUMA Wire)
Israeli Border Police arrest Israeli Arab youth for throwing rocks during clashes at the entrance to the Arab village, Kfar Kanna, in Northern Israel, on November 9, 2014. Clashes broke out after Friday night, Israeli policement shot dead an Arab man whom they claim had attacked them with a knife in the village. Photo by: JINIPIX (Credit Image: © Xinhua via ZUMA Wire)
A member of Israeli border police aims towards Palestinian protesters during clashes following a demonstration marking the 67th anniversary of the ”Nakba”, outside Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 15, 2015. (Credit Image: © Shadi Hatem / APA Images / ZUMA Wire)
Israeli border policemen arrest a Palestinian youth during clashes in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shuafat in east Jerusalem, on September 18, 2015. (Credit Image: © Xinhua via ZUMA Wire)
Israeli border police officers stand guard as Palestinians wait to cross through the Qalandia checkpoint to make their way to attend the third Friday prayers of Ramadan at Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem, West Bank, 24 June 2016. (Credit Image: © Ahmad Talat / NurPhoto via ZUMA Press)
Israeli border policemen fire a tear gas canister towards Palestinian demonstrators during clashes at a protest marking Land Day, in the West Bank city of Beit Jala, March 30, 2017. (Credit Image: © Wisam Hashlamoun / APA Images via ZUMA Wire)
Palestinians confront Israeli border police during a protest in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. (Credit Image: © Wisam Hashlamoun / APA Images via ZUMA Wire)