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Daybreak: Libya Attacks Came in Two Waves

Plus violents protests carry into Friday and spread

by
Adam Chandler
September 14, 2012
Electronic BIllboards in Lebanon Ahead of the Papal Visit(Beirut Report)

Electronic BIllboards in Lebanon Ahead of the Papal Visit(Beirut Report)

• The Times reports on the Libya attacks, noting that an initial assault was chaotic and the second one was highly organized and may have received support from anti-American factions in the new Libyan government. [NYT]

• Crowds in Lebanon are protesting a visit by the Pope as well as the controversial anti-Muhammad film, “Innocence of Muslims,” and have torched a Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise in Tripoli. [JPost]

• Education reforms sought by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel have not been agreed upon by city teachers as a strike in Chicago carries on. Talks are continuing slowly. [Reuters]

• President Obama pushes for reconciliation among Americans and the world in his official Rosh Hashanah message. [JTA]

• An Israeli court ruled that settlers who were evicted from a house in Hebron four years ago can return to live there. [Statesman]

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.