Daybreak: Iran Under Fire (But Not Too Much)
Plus the first annexation? and more in the news
• The International Atomic Energy Agency wants to send a high-level delegation to Iran to investigate possible violations it found in its latest report. [NYT]
• Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said he has warned Israel of the consequences of striking Iran right now. [WSJ]
• Among a small group that sought ex-Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi as a client to be lobbied for in D.C. was Neil Alpert, a Republican operative previously of AIPAC. [NYT]
• The separation barrier was altered to give some land to a religious kibbutz in the north, in what may have been the first instance of the annexation of West Bank land to an entity in Israel proper. [Haaretz]
• Tahrir Square is the site of sizable rallies today against the military leadership’s seeming to take too long to relinquish power. They are led by the Muslim Brotherhood. [AP/WP]
• During the height of the Soviet Jewish crisis, in the face of persistent lobbying, according to new tapes Henry Kissinger, then deputy national security adviser, complained, “Is there a more self-serving group of people than the Jewish community?” Project much? [AP/Voz Iz Neias?]
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