It's easy for you to talk, you don't have a son in captivity....... No parent would ever wish such a nightmare on another as what the Shalits went through for 5 years. Many parents with sons in the military were'nt so lucky. Perhaps Hamas was more empathetic because if it were Hizbollah, Gilad would'nt had been so lucky.
Syrian troops sieze village above rebel-held parts of Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: Israel and Hamas are both winners and losers in Shalit swap deal