Two Years After Gilad Shalit’s Release, His Negotiator Looks Back—and Ahead

In his new book, ‘The Negotiator,’ Long Island-born Gershon Baskin says the prisoner swap that saved the soldier was worth it

Sundown: Shalit’s Father Ignites Controversy

Plus Settlers of Canaan, Myra Kraft honored, and more

Sundown: Santorum’s Sticky Situation

Plus Mr. Shalit goes to Jerusalem, and more

Everyone’s Son

In opposing the mass release of terrorists in exchange for Gilad Shalit’s freedom, I felt as if I was betraying my own son

Daybreak: Mad Mel Makes Maccabee?

Plus mysterious goings-on with Egypt, and more in the news

Daybreak: Ho-Hum Homs

Plus Galliano convicted, tent protests tested, and more in the news

News of a Kidnapping

Israelis are clamoring for the release of Gilad Shalit, the IDF soldier abducted nearly five years ago, but is the prisoner swap demanded by his Hamas captors too high a price to pay?

With Blockade Eased, Where’s Shalit?

Many argue soldier should be released in return

Daybreak: In D.C., Bibi Backs J’lem Building

But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news

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