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Daybreak: U.S. Realizes Syria Plan Failing

Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news

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The look on envoy Kofi Annan's face, from last month, says it all.(Atta Kenare/AFP/GettyImages)

• Accusing President Assad of not cooperating, the White House suggested a “new approach” is needed for Syria. Nobody could have seen this coming. [Reuters/JPost]

• Jordan’s King Abdullah II just swore in a new government, including his fourth prime minister in the past year and a half, leading to questions over stability there. [NYT]

• The latest form of Palestinian resistance is prisoner hunger strikes, currently engaged in by more than 1500. [NYT]

• Exit polls showed Boris Johnson leading the anti-Semitic Ken Livingstone in the London mayoral vote. [JTA]

• Hagai Amir, a co-conspirator in his brother Yigal’s assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, was released from prison after serving 16 years. [JTA]

• The lawlessness of the Sinai, and the Egyptian military’s self-admitted inability to control it, could lead to the end of the peace with Israel, argues Steven A. Cook. [CFR From the Potomac to the Euphrates]

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The Islamic world is imploding/exploding at the same time. All the reasons are beyond my efforts. I do recomend Lewis’ “What Went Wrong” and Patai’s “The Arab Mind. But in the end, the Arabs are still living in the 12th century and the modern world is not compatible with Sharia.

yes Obama said yes me can and he did. Islamic North Africa  this is Democrat foreign policy.
people are still dying because Jimmy Carter foreign-policy.years from now people will still  be dying because of his foreign-policy.how many of you still vote Democrats?
 insanity of it all

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Daybreak: U.S. Realizes Syria Plan Failing

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