The difference is obvious - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 23.12.09 | 17:19 (IST)

    The difficulty making the decision is obvious. If you succesfully manage to distance your head from your heart and treat the issue objectively and without emotion it is clear that the logical thing to do for the State of Israel and its citizens both is to leave Gilad Shalit in captivity. But we are human beings and exactly what differs us from our enemies is that we don't ignore the value of human life. That our leaders wrestle with this issue rather than coldly analysing and deciding with the head is our true strength as a people. The logical thing to do is clear and obvious so if there is doubt, then there is no doubt. Bring him home.

    from the article: Is it easier to divide Jerusalem or free terrorists?
    First published 01:57 23.12.09 | Last updated 08:46 23.12.09
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