Chuck Hagel will be secretary of Defense, and Iran will go nuclear. So much for an all-powerful Israel Lobby.
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance
The unbelievable story of Israel’s last military diplomat in Iran
Plus ahead of nuclear talks, Iran upgrades its nuclear equipment
Opponents of the Hagel nomination write President Obama a letter
Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look
Plus the Hagel “Friends of Hamas” rumor gets put to rest with gusto
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, Iran’s nuclear chief, was reportedly there
If North Korea has the bomb, as this week’s nuclear test indicated, then for all practical purposes, so does Iran
No, probably not. But the developments are compelling.
Plus Michael Dell might have some opposition as he tries to buyout his company
Plus Syrian Druze are joining the opposition
Plus drones come front and center
Claudia Roth has some explaining to do
Plus will conscription keep Yesh Atid out of the government?
What will it actually accomplish?
Plus Bulgaria to blame Iran and Hezbollah for Burgas bombing
Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
Plus the latest in Iran space and nuclear news
Plus Hagel gets mixed reviews on performance at hearing
An intense morning for the defense secretary nominee
Plus the United Nations report calls on end to all settlements
Plus Sarkozy takes $200,000 speaking fee and offends the crowd
A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake
Plus Bob Woodward on why Chuck Hagel was nominated
A source is reporting much of the underground Fordo site has been hit
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Plus President Obama kicks off second term
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue