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Daybreak: Iran Under Fire (But Not Too Much)

Plus the first annexation? and more in the news

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IAEA head Yukiya Amano yesterday.(Samuel Kubani/AFP/Getty Images)

• The International Atomic Energy Agency wants to send a high-level delegation to Iran to investigate possible violations it found in its latest report. [NYT]

• Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said he has warned Israel of the consequences of striking Iran right now. [WSJ]

• Among a small group that sought ex-Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi as a client to be lobbied for in D.C. was Neil Alpert, a Republican operative previously of AIPAC. [NYT]

• The separation barrier was altered to give some land to a religious kibbutz in the north, in what may have been the first instance of the annexation of West Bank land to an entity in Israel proper. [Haaretz]

• Tahrir Square is the site of sizable rallies today against the military leadership’s seeming to take too long to relinquish power. They are led by the Muslim Brotherhood. [AP/WP]

• During the height of the Soviet Jewish crisis, in the face of persistent lobbying, according to new tapes Henry Kissinger, then deputy national security adviser, complained, “Is there a more self-serving group of people than the Jewish community?” Project much? [AP/Voz Iz Neias?]

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JohnWV says:

How can United States reasonably object to Iran having nuclear weapons? Israel has nuclear weapons in defiance of UN Resolutions and expresses intent to attack Iran or, incredibly, manipulate United States into doing so in its behalf. Iran’s very existence is threatened. Of course Iran wants nuclear bombs. Iran needs a nuclear deterrent and has a recent history of peace, whereas Israel has repeatedly initiated preemptive wars and continuously brutalizes and kills Palestinians.

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Daybreak: Iran Under Fire (But Not Too Much)

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