Israel Swaps Prisoners for Soldiers' Bodies

[ New York Times] Ethan Bronner - Israel's government voted Sunday to trade a Lebanese murderer for the bodies of two Israeli soldiers whose cross-border capture led to a month-long war with Hizbullah in summer 2006. "Our initial theory was that the soldiers were alive," said Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, but "now we know with certainty there is no chance that that is the case."

2008-06-30 01:00:00

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