...showing compassion for families of prisoners and prisoners also on the other side. Especially not when this is THE ONLY REALISTIC MEANS to get back a young Israeli who also deserves compassion and that his nightmare ends. I DO HOPE realism will now prevail. Otherwise we risk to never see Shalit back home. It's not at all the same case as Alan Johnston, though am very grateful that at least THAT is over and he no longer is in the grip of that Dughmush clan - honour to whom honour is due, also to Hamas who did it with stick/carrot/ladder tactics as to what one hears: let's say THANK YOU also to Hamas, FOR THIS they merited it!
5 tourists rescued from Hebron after being hit by firebomb; 2 hurt (Haaretz)
from the article: Army of Islam says Shalit now solely under control of Hamas