"a year ago a deal to secure Gilad's release was all but signed but you thwarted it in a last-minute decision." he tells the PM. I see Netanyahu's position. I understand he is under pressure not to yield. But he can't pretend then to be negotiating then. That's his worst sin: pretending. The tragedy to have Netanyahu governing Israel is so ample, 360º around, that when he leaves office, we will see ruins, and ask ourselves what happened.
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from the article: Shalit family to PM: Your refusal to free Gilad signs his death sentence