Seraphic Secret deplores the uneven deal that has freed Gilad from cruel captivity—a war crime that has conveniently escaped the notice of the UN and every vile leftist NGO on planet earth—but of course we are happy and relieved that he is home.
Another consolation is the certain knowledge that a small but significant number of released terrorists have been turned into assets and will now act as informers for Israel. Thus, terrorist cells will be penetrated and high-value IslamoNazi targets will soon find themselves in the sights of killer drones.
Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit returned to Israel Tuesday morning after five years of captivity in the Gaza Strip, gaunt and frail-looking but apparently healthy.
His release by the militant Palestinian group Hamas launched a prisoner swap that ultimately will include the release of 1,027 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails. A total of 477 prisoners were freed Tuesday, after Shalit was returned to Israel.
Shalit, now 25, was 19 years old when he was seized by Hamas militants who had tunneled under the border between Gaza and Israel. The campaign to free him drew support from across Israel, despite anguish over the decision to release of hundreds of Palestinians convicted of planning or carrying out attacks against Israeli civilians.
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