"It is a great relief after fighting for so long to get him out of there," he said. "The process has been one of modern society's worst catastrophes." (Jenny Lepley, The Local, 07/09/04.)
UPDATE 07/15/04: Go and read the following posts @ The Stockholm Spectator:
Prisoner released, exchanged or brushed under the carpet? by Aidan Isherwood.
Robbing Banks for Al Qaeda? by Paul O'Mahony.