At least three years ago, there could have been an agreement. His captivity lasted longer then was needed, due to the stubbornness of Israeli policies. But let's rejoice on a moment of humanity, a sparkling twinkle of light in a political strategy dicatated by cynicism. May many of these moments follow.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
from the article: Netanyahu will be remembered as Gilad Shalit's redeemer