The American Secretary of Defense went to Egypt personally to try to get this guy released. This has never been done before under any circumstances. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 22.10.11 | 20:12 (IST)

    At the MOST, some embassy flunkie would get involved with Americans jailed in foreign nations. If someone can give me a reasonable explaination why Panetta did this himself, when it is actually the State Departments turf, I would appreciate it.

    from the article: Egypt spokesman: Cairo finalizing prisoner swap deal for release of alleged Israeli spy
    First published 17:08 22.10.11 | Last updated 17:08 22.10.11
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