Today’s Top Stories 1. The corruption scandal in FIFA (I liked how Vox explained this complicated story), punctuated by the arrest of seven high-level officials, will probably kill Palestinian efforts to kick Israel out of international soccer. The Jerusalem Post explains why: Suspending the Jewish state from international play would have rocked world soccer’s boat, inviting allegations…
Today’s Top Stories 1. Now in Israel, journalist Damian Pachter explained in Haaretz why he fled Argentina after breaking the news of prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s death. I have no idea when I’ll be back in Argentina; I don’t even know if I want to. What I do know is that the country where I was…
Today’s Top Stories 1. Mahmoud Abbas plans to resubmit the PA’s statehood resolution to the UN Security Council. But Haaretz reports that an unenthusiastic Jordan is angry with the Palestinians over the whole affair. Moreover, Palestinians frequently strive to receive pan-Arab support so as to wield pressure on Jordan, claiming the Jordanians are also under…
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