Israel’s Going to Early ElectionsOctober 10, 2012 16:21 by Pesach Benson
• My heart’s bleeding: A venomously anti-Semtic Syrian writer was tortured and killed by Syrian security forces — who now refuse to hand over the body. AFP coverage. Muhammad Nimr al-Madani’s best known for his Holocaust denial and insistence that Hitler was framed.
secret US military task force is in Jordan. According to the NY Times, the American team is helping Jordan “handle a flood of Syrian refugees, prepare for the possibility that Syria will lose control of its chemical weapons and be positioned should the turmoil in Syria expand into a wider conflict.”
Rest O’ the Roundup
• UPI: Iron Dome faces across-the-board US budget cuts.
• Anti-semitic propaganda’s making a comeback on Twitter, writes Jeffrey Goldberg.
• Jerusalem to host international space convention in 2015. According to YNet, the International Astronautical Federation’s annual convention “attracts over 3,000 scientists, heads of space agencies, and other space experts from around the world.”
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