Analysis from Yossi Yehoshua for Y-Net:
An Israeli identity card, a Facebook video and a knife - these are the ingredients which are repeatedly emerging from all Shin Bet investigations in the recent wave of terror.
Despite the shooting attack at the central bus station in Be'er Sheva, the Shin Bet's situation report on the Bedouins in southern Israel has been relatively good in the past year, following several arrests carried out in the past two years within the community.
Adris Abu Alkean, a Hura resident affiliated with a radical Salafi faction, was arrested in April 2014 after helping two other Negev residents to travel to Syria in order to join the Islamic State. In July 2015, the Shin Bet arrested six Hura residents - including four teachers - who supported ISIS and spread the organization's doctrine in the school.
Nonetheless, radical Islam poses a great challenge to the Shin Bet. This time too, terrorist Mouhand al-Okbi has no record of security offenses, and the attack was likely the result of a moment's decision. [...]