First - It is the prorogative of a leader *(a real leader) to decide that even the life of an icon soldier - and that is what his parents made of him - is worth less than the security of all Israeli citisens. It was proved in all the other instances that we released terrorists these same terrorists continued to kill Israelies. Secondly - Releasing Gilad, for any price, is contrary to the interests of Hamas. Keeping him is like a life insurance policy to all the terror leaders that can always claim his life if any of them are hurt. Be strong, Bibi Netanyahu. All the comotion that is raised only serves the purpose of higher demands.
U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad (Reuters)
from the article: Shalit family to PM: Your refusal to free Gilad signs his death sentence