Israel walks out, U.S. stays to hear Iran’s Ahmadinejad. The U.S. representatives at the UN remained in their seats on Monday — a change in past protocol when Iran verbally attacks Israel directly. According to the AP, the American delegation listened intently as Ahmadinejad attacked the “fake regime” of Israel and accused the United States of failing to protect freedoms of speech and religion. This after President Obama turned down a meeting with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu?
Official: Israel will act if militants raid Syrian chemical or biological weapons stocks. Besides biological agents such as anthrax, Syria is believed to have hundreds of tons worth of chemical weapons ranging from paralyzing nerve agents like Sarin and VX to old-fashioned blister agents like mustard gas. Israeli officials are most worried about the possibility that the weapons could fall into the hands of Islamic militants from Lebanon's Hezbollah or other groups should the regime fall.
Israel readies ground troops as rockets target Tel Aviv Israeli tanks were amassed near the Gaza border on Friday as cross-border rocket fire continued during a visit to Gaza by Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, despite Israeli vows to suspend its offensive if Hamas also agreed to a truce.
The term "useful idiot" more than ever applies to a vast swath of citizens in the United States who have been cynically used by the hardcore left for a cause they are unwilling to understand.
Syria: Bashar al-Assad 'flees to Latakia'. An information blackout was in place around President Bashar al-Assad after an attack in Damascus that killed three top regime officials amid reports the Syrian leader had fled to his family's coastal stronghold.