What to read before the work day begins?
• Turkey Predicts Alliance With Egypt as Regional Anchors — Turkey’s foreign minister foresees Israel and Syria isolated by Egyptian-Turkish “Axis of Democracy.”
• Abbas’ UN Fantasy — Ambassador Ron Prosor on why negotiations are the only way to statehood.
• Palestinians May Win a Vote, But They Won’t Be a State — Jeffrey Goldberg on why the UN campaign threatens Salam Fayyad’s nation-building.
• US Mulls Military Hotline With Tehran — Persian Gulf near-misses spark debate, but aren’t the Revolutionary Guards a designated terror organization?
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