Daybreak: China, Russia Sanction-Stubborn
Plus Mac Miller hits the top of the charts, and more in the news
• China and Russia continue to resist further sanctions on Iran. [WSJ]
• In Iran, meanwhile, the Islamic Republic’s right to nuclear weapons is one of the few things that can by and large unite the country. [AP/WP]
• Israel allowed one of only a few imports of construction materials into Gaza for the rebuilding of several privately owned factories. [AP/NYT]
• Israel may feel it has more space to act alone against Iran during a U.S. presidential election year (like, say, the present one). [Reuters/Haaretz]
• The number one album in America—and the first independently produced debut album to go to number one since 1995—is by a Jewish 19-year-old rapper from Pittsburgh named Mac Miller. [NYT ArtsBeat]
• The Shoah Foundation is beginning to study genocides besides the Holocaust, starting with Rwanda and Cambodia. [NYT]
Plus, Marc Jacobs’ spring collection stolen, Shteyngart’s bookshelf, and more
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