Daybreak: The Salvage Job
Plus Hamas may have anti-aircraft missiles, and more in the news
• U.S. diplomats are frantically trying to put together a compromise that would allow President Abbas to re-enter the direct talks. [JPost]
• In a turnabout, Prime Minister Netanyahu now advocates a version of the loyalty oath bill that would require all prospective immigrants, including Jews, to pledge allegiance to a “Jewish and democratic” state. [JPost]
• Netanyahu alleged that Hamas in Gaza has anti-aircraft weapons, which if true would change the current dynamic wherein the Israeli Air Force can lauch strikes with abandon if it chooses. [AP/NYT]
• The Israeli demand for recognition of its Jewishness stems from its fear of the growth of its Arab minority. [LAT]
• A further appreciation of the late human rights law professor Louis Henkin. [NYT]
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