because what shahids, arab terrorists "martyrs" fear most.. is the death penalty. it's called the al-aqsa MARTYRS brigade -- you see why a death penalty isn't going to do shit? it's not about that. henry clay said it best, a good compromise is when both sides walk away unhappy -- the hamas did not get their top guys, israel had to release 1000 prisoners; but now that situation is off the negotiation table and peace talks / future compromise may be more available.
Turkish warplanes destroy PKK targets in northern Iraq, say military sources (Reuters)