'Our Strength Comes From Having A Cause'

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Though it is deemed a terrorist organization by, among others, the U.S., Israel, Canada and Australia, the Lebanon-based Islamic militant group Hizballah is close to finalizing a dramatic prisoner swap with its arch-enemy, Israel. The deal would free several hundred Lebanese, Palestinian, Syrian, Jordanian and Tunisian prisoners in exchange for kidnapped Israeli businessman Elhanan Tannenbaum and the bodies of three Israeli soldiers.

Brokering an exchange of such scope would...