Ask any politician, who gets credit and blame is always more important. It sometimes seems that only the Shalits and a few Israelis on the left care if Shalit gets exchanged. Most on the right want something other than his live return. Hamas is recognizing Israel and its right to exist this week. But Israeli politicians have other more important concerns, like cutting PA funding and finger-pointing.
5 wounded Syrians rushed to northern Israeli hospital (Haaretz)