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    • GeneG USA
    • 17.10.11 | 18:28 (IST)

    You are all missing the issue. These are terrorists many of whom have killed Israelis. Keeping them in jail does not bring the dead Israelis back to life and does not really help the family and friends of the dead Israelis. Releasing them does save the life of one Israeli. It also justifies Israel to go after and kill terrorists in any ratio. Now the exchange has set the accepted standard; 1000 dead Palestinians for one dead Israeli. The world has no basis for complaint when Israel attacks Gaza following attacks on Israel.

    from the article: High Court hears petitions against Shalit swap, will rule within hours
    First published 16:45 17.10.11 | Last updated 16:45 17.10.11
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