Daybreak: U.N. Brokers Israel-Lebanon Sitdown
Plus Obama tries (again) to engage Iran, and more in the news
• Seeing an opportunity in effective sanctions and technical delays, President Obama is again trying to engage Iran. [WP]
• A Polish court upheld Uri Brodsky’s extradition to Germany. Brodsky, an alleged Mossad agent, is accused of fraudulently procuring a German passport for one of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh’s assassins. [Haaretz]
• Diplomacy-wise, Israel and Turkey have seen far better days. Economically, they remain strong and important partners for each other. [NYT]
• A sad, panoramic sketch of the shrinking of the Dead Sea. [NYT]
• Reginald Levy, the pilot of the plane hijacked by Black September in 1972, died at 88. He received a hero’s welcome after Israeli commandos (led by Ehud Barak) stormed the plane and rescued the passengers,. [NYT]
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