that it's wrong. One's morality is not dependent or relative to that of one's opponent. Yes, Israel should let those people go, but Hamas should free Shalit as well.The Machiavellian bonus with September fast approaching is that it makes them look like responsible leaders of a nation, and takes one more excuse away from Israel.
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from the article: Hamas rejects Red Cross demand to prove Shalit is alive