Israelis seem to be out of touch with reality. For us from the outside world this obsession with the "beloved sons on arms" is really incomprehensive. It is really out of our grasp that men trained to kill are now regarded as helpless kids in the hands of cruel enemies. Get it right, Israelis: Shalit-like IDF soldiers have killed scores of civilians.
Rocket alarm sirens sound in southern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: MESS Report / Understanding Israel's national obsession with Shalit