Israel's Response to Kidnapping Aimed at Driving a Wedge Between Abbas and Hamas

Security forces face a daunting prospect combing West Bank villages in search of three abductees and their kidnappers.

“Slow but steady progress” seems to be the right way to describe events on the fourth day after the kidnapping of three Israeli teenage boys in Gush Etzion. The manhunt for the kidnappers and their victims is tightening, but it is happening step-by-step.