Released Palestinian prisoner Hosni Sawalha is hugged upon his arrival to his family house in Azmout village near Nablus in the West Bank, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Israel agreed to release 26 Palestinian prisoners, most of them held for deadly attacks and most have already served around 20 years, as a part of a U.S.-brokered deal that led to a resumption of Mideast negotiations. (AP Photo / Nasser Ishtayeh)

A Grim Future For Released Palestinian Prisoners

The 26 freed men represent the first of four phases that will total 104 high-level “security” prisoners.