The Rev. Jesse Jackson met with a Hamas leader and reportedly offered to mediate a prisoner swap with Israel. In Sunday night’s meeting in Syria, Khaled Meshaal said Cpl. Gilad Shalit would be released only in exchange for Palestinian prisoners held by Israel.
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