The Trouble with the March for Gilad Shalit

Efrat, Yacov Ben
July 2010
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The article analyzes implications of the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in 2010. In exchange of this release, Israel Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced that Hamas wants the freedom of thousands of prisoners who committed crimes against Israelis in exchange. It was realized that aside from the release, there is a call for the end of the occupation, dismantling of settlements, and recognition of East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state.


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