Daybreak: After Hamas Attack, Massive Arrests
Plus ambition we can maybe believe in, and more in the news
• Thomas Friedman predicts that extremist efforts to thwart peace, from Rabbi Yosef’s comments about Palestinians to yesterday’s attack, are only going to get worse. [NYT]
• U.S. envoy George Mitchell spoke cryptically about the peace process last night but maintained the administration’s one-year goal. [Laura Rozen]
• President Obama is trying to deal with Iran, Iraq, and Israel-Palestine all at once, under the theory and hope that winning one will beget winning in the others. [NYT]
• Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who will be at the Washington, D.C., banquet tonight, laid out a vision of strong Egyptian participation in the upcoming series of talks. [NYT]
• Jeff Greene, the Jewish Florida Senate candidate who lost last week, is suing two local papers for libel relating to stories about his his wild life in L.A. [NYT]
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