The issue of Israeli detainees held by the Palestinian resistance is still ongoing Gaza strip It dominates discussions of officials and analysts in the Israeli media. Channel 12 reported a heated argument between a Likud Party official and an Israeli whose family was detained by the resistance.
Avitai Broditis – whose wife and three children were detained in the Gaza Strip – entered into a heated discussion with Boaz Basmut, a member of the Likud Party’s Foreign Affairs and Security Committee, and told him that those detained by the Palestinian resistance had not returned. “So what victory are you talking about?”
He added, “The army, the Minister of Security, and the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu They did not defend me on the seventh of last October…”, referring to the painful blow that Israel received at the hands of the Palestinian resistance that launched the Battle of the “Al-Aqsa Flood.”
Brodetz reiterated that “the problem is not the Islamic Resistance Movement.” agitation But in the army that did not defend me…” He added, “The Israeli army collapsed and Hamas understood that. It was smarter than us and carried out a brilliant campaign.”
While the Likud member told him that the goal of the war launched by Israel on the Gaza Strip is “to eliminate the Hamas movement and prevent it from ruling a territory,” Brodetz responded to him, saying, “You are living in a movie and accusing Hamas… What does it mean to eliminate it?… You have been repeating that since 20 years..”.
Some analysts focused on the ongoing negotiations regarding Israeli detainees held by Palestinian factions in Gaza, and Reserve General Nadav Badan, former commander of the Central District, said that if decision-makers in Israel had the opportunity to free hundreds of detainees or dozens of detainees, “I think that not liberating them would be a mistake, and if the decision-makers in Israel had the opportunity to free hundreds of detainees or dozens of detainees, “It is a tangible and real opportunity that must be taken seriously.”
As for Ilan Segev, a senior employee of the head of the Israeli Internal Security Service (Shin Bet) previously, he said, “We cannot allow ourselves not to free a soldier who is captured, even if the price for doing so is great.”
He acknowledged that negotiations with Hamas are not easy, stressing that there is one difference between what happened in the Gilad Shalit deal and what is happening today. He said that in the case of Shalit, the other party was only Hamas, and the negotiator was Ahmed Al-Jaabari, who could have been talked to through the Egyptians. .
It is noteworthy that Shalit’s release was in exchange for the release of 1,027 Palestinian prisoners.