Lost in the shuffle. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bazmann
    • 08.05.11 | 16:08 (IDT)

    I am amazed that this issue has been lingering for over 5 years. Even after Shalit's release, how is Israel going to compensate him and his family for the years he lost in captivity while the Israeli officials responsible for the negotiations were playing chess matches with his captors and only now admitting "mistakes". Even Mubarak, Israel's biggest cheerleader in the Arab world, complained several times about Israel reneging on agreements in the last minute. Hamas demands remained consistent throughout the negotiations. It was Israel who kept changing the rules whenever an agreement was almost at hand.

    from the article: Report: Hamas agrees to new Egyptian draft for Shalit deal
    First published 15:09 08.05.11 | Last updated 15:09 08.05.11
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