Akram Abdullah Kassem, one of the Hamas prisoners released in exchange for Gilad Shalit, 2011

Akram Abdullah Kassem
Hamas

“I’m demanding to the resistance not to spare any effort to kidnap more soldiers. The Jews only understand one language—the language of force.”Ernesto Londoño, “Prisoner Swap with Israel Emboldens Hamas,” Washington Post, October 18, 2011, http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/gilad-shalit-prisoner-swap-israel-prepares-for-the-captive-soldiers-release/2011/10/17/gIQAZ2lFsL_story.html.

Akram Abdullah Kassem
2011