Daybreak: Flotilla Interception Done Right
Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news
• The Israeli navy peacefully intercepted the lone flotilla ship after it refused repeated orders not to head for Gaza. Soldiers boarded the ship, were met with no resistance, and quickly took control, and redirected it to Ashdod, Israel. [Haaretz]
• Lawyers for Levi Aron, accused of killing eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky, are hinting that they will employ an insanity defense. [Forward]
• Iran is installing uranium centrifuges of a “better quality and speed.” [Ynet]
• While in Istanbul, Secretary of State Clinton relayed that the United States wishes to see rapprochement between Turkey and Israel. [Haaretz]
• The outspoken former State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley is getting attention for arguing that the strategic calculus still disfavors an Israeli military attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. [JPost]
• The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s most-wanted war criminal, Sandor Kepiro, 97, was acquitted by a Hungary court in connection with a 1942 massacre in Serbia that killed 1200, mostly Jews, for which he has been convicted twice before. [NYT]
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