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    • Joe
    • 22.12.09 | 22:35 (IST)

    Making peace with the Palestinians & the Hamas in particular to get a prisoner exchange going as in the case of some other conflicts of the past is not the solution in this case.Hamas wants total territorial victory over Israel & its violent conflict with the Fatah makes a peace agreement with the Fatah an impossible dream which would be violently sabotaged by the proxies of Iran.Hamas & other terrorist groups are not running a war according to any rules such as the Geneva conventions. They do not humanly treat their prisonners whether Israelis or Palestinian opponents to their rule.They occasionally mutilate, throw detained prisoners from roof tops & sumararily execute those considered traitors. Even in past cases prisonners were not always exchanged.Just remember how many years german soldiers remained in Sibiria after the end of WWII (I assume as a revenge for the kind of atrocities the nazis committed in the USSR, atrocities of the same kind if not the same scale as those by Hamas)

    from the article: Analysis / Israel and Hamas both trying to sweeten Shalit deal
    First published 01:52 22.12.09 | Last updated 13:39 22.12.09
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