The deal has been discussed since Shalit was captured in 2006, now the time has come for 1028 families to be reunited.
Human rights standards may not be met in this trial, but the more essential purpose is to prove there’s no going back.
Despite potential draw-backs, the rebel call for a ceasefire is the best way to diffuse violence, writer says.
Despite its official UN-granted legality, the credibility of Western military action in Libya is rapidly dwindling.
The Obama administration is offering lots of new carrots and a pretty weak stick in hopes of winning just a temporary 60-day extension of Israel’s settlement slow-down.