Hamas was able to push Israel out of Gaza, a much bigger victory than the Shalit deal. Indeed, Hamas' rise in the First Intifadah induced Israel to make a deal with the PLO (in Oslo) so it could control Hamas (good thought, but too late). Such victories have a short time effect. The basic ideology and behavior pattern are what matter in the long run. Here, Abbas diplomatic approach will be the winner, as Gandhi's was.
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