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Here's another angle on the ridiculous prisoner swap

Reader comment on item: Hezbollah's Victory, Israel's Decline

Submitted by Mark D. Gross (United States), Feb 3, 2004 at 11:23

The swap, as you mention, seems so ridiculous, that I am forced to seek another answer. I mean, how could anyone be so stupid as to swap that many enemies?

Were there other concessions gained by the Israelis? Other than empty promises and lies?

Or, and here is the humorous angle - do the Israelis feel that they'd rather have the Palestinian's deal with their own people than tolerate their upkeep any longer.

Further, to kill them on Israeli soil is murder. But to kill them in battle is just fine.

Beats me. Good article, though. Thank you for being there.

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