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Israel Prisoner Exchange

Israel and Hamas: In the Wake of the Prisoners Exchange

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 12.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Since the Gaza war, Israel and Hamas have been engaged in a chess game, with each side making marginal gains. Now is the time to make concerted efforts to force a game-changer, without which the region could be headed toward a dangerous and violent explosion.

Shalit Swap: Only Temporary Relief for Israel/Palestine

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Yavuz Baydar

When the euphoria in Israel and Gaza is over, the agenda will come back to its real content: can negotiations start (seriously, this time) between Israel and the Palestinian Authority for a peace deal?

Restraint -- Gilad Shalit's Return to Israel

Ami Fields-Meyer | Posted 12.17.2011 | Home
Ami Fields-Meyer

Indeed, this trade, in all its controversy, seeming paradox, and ardent instability, is a consequence of a deep and overwhelming love of life.

Gilad Shalit Deal May Be Reached In Next 24 Hours: Haaretz

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO ? Sources close to indirect Israel-Hamas negotiations over Gilad Shalit told Haaretz Monday there was a real possibility that a deal for the abd...

Marwan Barghouti Could Return Through Israel-Hamas Truce Deal

AP | BEN HUBBARD and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — While a possible Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap focuses on a famous Israeli soldier, the prisoner most likely to affect...