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    • Bazmann
    • 19.10.11 | 03:54 (IST)

    Not so fast. Soon after Shalit was abducted, Israel invaded Gaza and killed over 400 Palestinians, it imprisoned hundreds more. Israel's attack on Gaza in 2008 killed more than 1500. The Palestinians lost a lot through the continuation of military conflict. They are more eager to end the conflict peacefully than through violent means. The problem is the PA tried peaceful means for over 20 years and got nothing in return, Israel made violence seem to be the only viable option

    from the article: Shalit deal throws Hamas a lifeline
    First published 01:42 19.10.11 | Last updated 01:42 19.10.11
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