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    • Colin
    • 02.10.09 | 11:20 (IST)

    It is possible that a deal has been stuck with Hamas, which will not cause problems for Netanyahu, that is, a stage by stage release of prisoners rather than a one time huge release. I wonder what the next stage will be? Israel gets this or that for more prisoner release, say, the Hamas politicians it holds. Either way, Israel made a mistake in allowing Shalit's capture and should cut its losses to get him back. It will ultimately give Israel more freedom of action in the future.

    from the article: Gilad Shalit in video: I've been longing for my freedom for a long time
    First published 00:00 02.10.09 | Last updated 00:00 03.10.09
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