Future will reveal true price of Shalit swap deal

17.10.2011                      19.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 3

Gefangenenaustausch:

Future will reveal true price of Shalit swap deal

Senior Palestinian security source says it's just a matter of time before another Israeli soldier is abducted in an effort to negotiate the release of the remaining prisoners.

In the debate on the prisoner exchange for the release of Gilad Shalit, many Israelis identify with the suffering of the Shalit family and feel a duty to return a captive soldier, while others feel anger over the release of murderers who slaughtered hundreds of Israelis.
Symbolism has also received a lot of attention, but the issue that has been shoved aside in the debate – and it will surely be raised in Monday's petitions to the High Court of Justice – is the risk posed by the prisoners being set free….