Daybreak: Hamas to Join PLO

Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news

Solidarity

The successful movement to save Soviet Jewry offers some valuable lessons for Iranian Americans seeking democracy in the Islamic Republic

Useful Fiction

Newt Gingrich says the Palestinians are an “invented people.” They are, like many others in the Middle East. It’s a useful myth the U.S. must support.

Sundown: Iran Sanctions, They’re Working

Plus Michael Lerner victimized again, Jacobi Press, and more

What Kim’s Death Means for Proliferation

Is North Korea less likely to help Iranian and Syrian nuclear programs?

Blog Post Sparks Latest Furor, Won’t Be Last

Debating Israel in an election year

For Hezbollah, Keys Open Doors

But might reliance on cocaine trade, backing of Assad also hurt the group?

Daybreak: Settlers ‘Occupy’ Army Base

Plus Russia and China protect Syria still, and more in the news

Sundown: Iranian Sabers Rattle

Plus Claus denialism, the ADL has very poor taste, and more

Daybreak: Price-Taggers Deface Army Site

Plus Peres ‘ashamed’ of rancid bills, and more in the news

Sundown: Adelson’s Man

Plus Hitler’s little book, Hitch deploys Yiddish, and more

Lax Americana

The U.S. could stop Iran from going nuclear. But policy-makers won’t risk the repercussions of a devastating attack on the Islamic Republic.

Sundown: Israel to Occupy Lunar Territory

Plus Fayyad for prez?, Zuckerberg gets hacked, and more

Daybreak: Big Islamist Victory in Egypt

Plus tightening of vise around Iran and Syria, and more

British Embassy Stormed in Tehran

Unclear if hostages have been taken

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