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Daybreak: Clegg Is Deputy, Not Diplomat

Plus Egypt’s lengthy emergency, and more in the news

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Cameron on left, Clegg on right. We think.(Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

• Prime Minister David Cameron appointed Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg Britain’s deputy prime minister; the foreign secretary post went to the Tory William Hague. [NYT]

• Don’t look now, but things are maybe starting to heat up on the Lebanon border. [Haaretz]

• Egypt’s parliament further extended the emergency law, albeit (ostensibly) only to terrorism and drug crimes. The law has been in effect for nearly three decades. [LAT]

• Defense Minister Ehud Barak stood behind Israel’s strategic nuclear “ambiguity” and said President Obama does, too. [Arutz Sheva]

• The banality of love in the case of Martin Heidegger and Hannah Arendt. [WP]

• A gray whale was spotted off the coast of Herzilya: The first sighting not in the Pacific Ocean in 300 years. Blame melting ice caps, obviously. [USA Today]

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Garry says:

It’s time for the Jewish love affair with Hannah Arendt to end. Intellectuals are not always good people and are far from harmless. The same goes for Arendt. Writing a book about Eichmann tells us nothing about her.

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Daybreak: Clegg Is Deputy, Not Diplomat

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