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The two new friends yesterday.(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

• The main achievement of yesterday’s White House Summit, says the lead editorial, was to show solidarity and friendship for diplomatic and political purposes. Little of substantial note seemed to have been achieved. [NYT]

• Israel indicted soldiers in four separate cases related to their conduct in last year’s Gaza conflict. [NYT]

• The perspective of over a month has clarified that passengers aboard the Mavi Marmara were preparing for a fight, and that the IHH, though maybe not strictly a terrorist group, has questionable ties in the Islamic world. [WSJ]

• 83-year-old Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak is reportedly getting increasingly ill, possibly from cancer. [Haaretz]

• Airline workers in New York lost the luggage of four members of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s security detail; one suitcase ended up at LAX, with four 9 mm handguns stolen. [NBC New York]

• Want to live in Iran? Then, in the immortal words of Wesley Willis, cut the mullet. [NYT]





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