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11 lies Netanyahu told Congress on Iran

This post originally appeared at The Jewish Daily Forward on Mar 3., 2015.

The case Netanyahu laid out against an Iran deal in his address to Congress revolves around 11 core arguments. 1,595 more words

VIDEO: Inside Mexico's drugs cartel 'hotland'

The leader of the Zetas drugs cartel, notorious for its violence, has been arrested in Mexico by security forces.

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Kidnapped Iran envoy freed in Yemen

An Iranian diplomat is released by suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen and returns to Tehran after being held hostage for more than 18 months.

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Operetta diplomacy

I was somewhere between amused and frightened in skimming Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress, finding this passage:

We’re an ancient people. In our nearly 4,000 years of history, many have tried repeatedly to destroy the Jewish people.

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