This Thursday (Sep. 25), Macca is set to perform his first concert in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 43 years after being banned from the country back in his Beatles days.
The rock legend is facing frightening death threats from Muslim fundamentalists who are said to be planning suicide bombings and riots for the event.
According to Israel expert and author Alan B. Katz, extremists want to use McCartneys high profile to deal a serious blow to the Israeli economy and credibility.
He explains, Theres nothing worse that can happen to Israel than having McCartney get injured. It would indicate that they cant protect its visitors.
The Israeli government fears the impact it will have on tourism, a main source of the countrys income, so officials are strategizing to keep McCartney safe.
Its said he may perform within a plexiglass box, though Katz says it wouldnt look good on McCartneys part.
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