Daybreak: In The Distance, A Summit Appears
Plus whither Iraq’s Jewish archive? and more in the news
• The new timetable will reportedly see President Obama calling a massive summit, which could involve an imposed solution, if proximity talks are going nowhere by autumn. [Haaretz]
• In a speech to the American Jewish Committee, Secretary of State Clinton strongly condemned Syria’s allegedly giving long-range weapons to Hezbollah. [Haaretz]
• Iraq wants the documents and various artifacts that constitute its Jewish archive returned. These were originally seized by Iraq’s secret police, and recovered by U.S. soldiers in 2003. They currently sit in a Washington, D.C., suburb. [WP]
• Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) wants to deny Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a visa. The Iranian President has asked to visit New York City next week for a non-proliferation meeting. [Fox News/Vos Iz Neias?]
• The Florida Senate race, already shaken up by Gov. Charlie Crist’s announcement that he is running as an independent, just got crazier: Eccentric (and Jewish) billionaire Jeff Greene said he is seeking the Democratic nomination. [Ben Smith]
• Fatah and Hamas have reconciled in one area: For the first time in three years, the Palestinian Football Association includes Gazan teams. [LAT]
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