The release of Shalit has not changed the essential situation. Israel still occupies the West Bank directly, the siege of Gaza continues, thousands of Palestinian prisoners remain in Israeli hands. It does not take a "threat" to make it clear that the struggle for Palestinian rights continues, and capturing Israeli soldiers could obviously be a part of this.
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from the article: Hamas commander threatens more IDF abductions, days after Shalit swap
When asked recently what issue keeps him awake at night, new security service chief replied that it’s the possibility of Hamas carrying out a large-scale surprise attack. It’s now his job to keep that from happening.06:46 12.02.16 | 0 comments
Nearly every delegate at the Tel Aviv conference is happy to declare their belief in the two-state solution, and to explain why it's not yet possible.18:45 11.02.16 | 0 comments