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Daybreak: Price-Taggers Deface Army Site

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

Marc Tracy
December 13, 2011
President Peres last month.(AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

• The price-taggers may have finally gone too far: about 50 settlers vandalized a West Bank IDF base last night, prompting harsh condemnation and an emergency meeting from the government. [JPost]

• President Obama asked the Iranians for the U.S. drone, more porridge. [LAT]

• The planned relocation of West Bank Bedouins is prompting international concerns on Israeli designs on their current land. [WP]

• All those hugely anti-democratic bills some Israeli politicians are trying to pass? President Shimon Peres is “ashamed” of them, too. [AP/WP]

• David Mamet does his thing on Israel. Something about the binding of Isaac. [WSJ]

• The U.N.’s death toll for Syria has passed 5,000. [NYT]

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.