Approaching Conflicts
Contexts, Perspectives, and Values in Israel Education

Israel’s Prisoner Swaps Have Been Far More Lopsided than Obama’s Bergdahl Deal

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The Washington Post examined the notions of disproportionate prisoner exchange deals, noting that Israel has paid a higher price than the U.S. did when it negotiated the release of an American soldier held captive in Afghanistan. What similarities do you see between the two countries’ approaches to prisoner swaps? What differences?