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- Sayeed Manjhid Div Jasor and Tawfek Hadar Joufek Ajbonariyeh, residents of the Palestinian Arab town of Jenin, aged 19 and 18.
- Two Israeli citizens: Yousef Hassin Youssef Warda, 34, from Qalansawe in central Israel; Anas Jabiran, 18, from the central Israeli Arab town of Umm al-Fahm
"The affair illustrates once again the terrorist organizations' intentions to abduct Israelis to use as a betting chip in prisoner release negotiations, with the active involvement of terrorists already in Israeli prisons... Terrorist organizations are continuing to try and use Arab-Israelis to further their cause, taking advantage of the freedom of movement the Israeli ID allows them as well as Arab-Israelis ability to smuggle Judea and Samaria residents in their car..."
They see that the return on investment can be substantial, worth the patience and effort that it calls for. The irony is that what they learned happens to come from the man who wrote the book on how to repulse them. Refer to page 144 of "Fighting Terrorism: How Democracies Can Defeat Domestic and International Terrorists", a 1997 best-seller by Binyamin Netanyahu, about which we blogged in October 2011: see "12-Oct-11: "We may come to bitterly regret this transaction for years to come".