Clearly we are glad that Shalit will be coming back. But this is also clearly a victory for Hamas! 1 soldier for 1,000 prisoners. Netanyahu will claim a victory for Israel, but it will be hollow. Israel was forced to capitulate and I would think this would only encourage the terrorists to do more kidnapping.
26-year-old sustains serious injuries in Tel Aviv stabbing (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu will be remembered as Gilad Shalit's redeemer