Captive Israelis are like bonds. The longer they are held the more they cost to redeem. The original demand when Shalit was taken captive was a few hundred women and children prisoners in exchange. Since then it has continued to rise. Now the price includes some really nasty characters and a few Israeli traitors. The price will continue to rise. Israel should either deal now, or announce that no Israeli will ever be redeemed. But could it stick to the latter?
Aden hotel used by Yemen goverment hit by grenade (Reuters)
from the article: Erekat: Don't link Shalit swap to Fatah-Hamas schism