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Who has to pay the price for kidnapping?

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Submitted by Charles Oren (Israel), Jul 28, 2008 at 09:47

Dear Sir,

I fully agree with your views.

Kidnapped soldiers should be released at any price.

But who has to pay the price, the victims or the kidnappers ?

Remember the series of kidnappings in Lebanon some years ago?

Many nationals were held for months ....except for Russians!

A Russian was kidnapped and the Russians responded by immediately kidnapping an Arab. They sent his little finger to the kidnappers.

The Arabs understood the message and the Russian hostage was released the same day. No more Russians were kidnapped!

By the way, I have served in Zahal, so have my sons and grandsons.

Charles Oren

Givatayim

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