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Daybreak: Iran Back on Track?

Plus assaulted Logan was called ‘Jew,’ and more in the news

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The reactor at Bushehr, Iran.(IIPA via Getty Images)

• A forthcoming report from international inspectors is expected to relay that Iran’s nuclear scientists quickly recovered from Stuxnet’s damage and are enriching uranium at Natanz regular levels. [WP]

• Meanwhile, President Obama praised Iranian protesters while stopping short of calling for regime change; some Iranian legislators pushed for the death of two top opposition leaders. [WP]

• The people who sexually assualted CBS News reporter Lara Logan in Tahrir Square were reportedly shouting, “Jew! Jew! Jew!” (So far as I can tell, Logan is not Jewish.) [NY Post]

• Egypt’s ruling military convened eight experts, including a Muslim Brotherhood representative and a Coptic Christian and led by an anti-Mubarak retired judge, and tasked them with revisiting the constitution. [NYT]

• An Israeli NGO has documented the systematic beatings and rapes migrant Africans receive from Bedouin smugglers in the Sinai as they try to make their way to Israel. [NYT]

• Madoff speaks, for the first time since his arrest. Says some other banks would have known what he was up to; names no names. [NYT]

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The people who attacked Logan were not from the “revolution.” They were Mubarak’s goons. Don’t taint the events of Jan and Feb with implications of anti-semitism. Perhaps the most remarkable thing about this revolt is the relative absence of anti-American and anti-Semitic posters.

to jonathan
you have no idea who the attackers were.the world is not black and white and the people in egypt-as anywere else-are not easily defined as good or bad guys.could it be that the good guys are not always angels? or would that spoil your nice clean picture of the revolution?anyway-are you sure they were calling her a jew?

Marty Janner says:

Jew,Jew,Jew,is not the issue! These perpetrators defiled a young woman! This is the issue, regardless of what was said,in my opinion, their actions were deplorable, and not was said….


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