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    • Steve
    • 18.10.11 | 08:47 (IST)

    Now that we have established a precedent that Israeli soldiers are legitimate targets for kidnapping & subsequent bargaining for prisoner exchange, we can only wonder who will be next? Will they also hold dual citizenship? Will they be as media savvy? What if they are poor or or not as eloquent as the schalit family, What if they are religious or Sephardi, or Ethiopian, who will take up their cause? How many celebrities will be prepared to bang on the PM's door for them? Obviously we are all relieved for the schalit family, but what happens to the rest of us?

    from the article: IDF: Gilad Shalit back home in Israel after five years in Hamas captivity
    First published 05:57 18.10.11 | Last updated 08:39 18.10.11
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