were Regev & Goldwasser, abducted across from Lebanon in 2006, also POWs (as long as they were still alive) according to some of you guys? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 13.11.10 | 19:43 (IST)

    even a child could see the two abductions were of exactly the same kind & for the same reasons, carried out in the same way, as cross-border raids, totally unprovoked, killing soldiers (in the lebanese case killing eight) & abducting a few /one. i'd like to hear those of you who claim to know the 'legal book' according to which shalit is a POW, to argue the case reg. these two abducted the same year by hezbollah. the very simple issue is, regular armies take POWs in real war situations, while groups like hamas & hezbollah take hostages, the way crooks, bankrobbers & terrorists do.

    from the article: Carter: Hamas agrees to deliver new Gilad Shalit letter
    First published 08:38 13.11.10 | Last updated 08:38 13.11.10
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