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Daybreak: Hezbollah Sustains Losses in Syria

Plus drones, bacon, Billy Joel, and the Church of Scotland

by
Adam Chandler
May 24, 2013
FSA supporters and opposition activists burn a Hezbollah flag, Bini'ish, Idleb province(AFP)

• Hezbollah has reportedly lost over 100 of its soldiers during recent fighting in Syria, including dozens in the past few days. [Albawaba]

• President Obama said that the United States is at a ‘crossroads’ in its wars against terrorism and that the dropping level of threats against America requires a recalibration of the use of lethal force, including drones. [WaPo]

• Liam Hoare breaks down how the Church of Scotland was off-kilt(er) in a recent report about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. [Jewcy]

• Billy Joel gets more than a little candid in a lengthy interview with Andrew Goldman for the Times Magazine. Terrifying picture included. [NYTM]

• A rabbinical student asks why many Jew don’t scrimp on shrimp, but never bring home the bacon. [Jewcy]

Adam Chandler was previously a staff writer at Tablet. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Atlantic, Slate, Esquire, New York, and elsewhere. He tweets @allmychandler.

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