Did we arrest them just to let them go home heroes, so that more Palestinian children can see glory in learning to blow us up? Are we letting them go because we are eager to show the enemy how much we want to encourage more kidnapping of our boys in the future? Do we hate ourselves this much? What kind of nation makes weakness, stupidity and a betrayal of those boys who are to be risked in the future because of this surrender its national policy? Shalit is a casualty of war- Israel must deal with that, however tragic, or we won't survive as a nation.
Israeli soldier lightly wounded after being hit by car south of Hebron (Haaretz)
from the article: ANALYSIS: To free Shalit, Israel must avoid arrogant declarations