The plan’s main authors have already begun to quietly brief select allies and partners on elements of the proposal.
In the northern city of Haifa, Israeli police are arresting activists who are organizing demonstrations against the violence in Gaza. Israeli police arrested and interrogated a number of Palestinian and Jewish political activists from the northern city of Haifa over the past several days, due to their participation in demonstrations following the killing of over 60 protesters in Gaza this past week. Among those arrested were General Secretary of Hadash’s Haifa chapter, Raja Zaatry, and Yoav Bar, an activist with the Abnaa al-Balad movement, who was arrested twice. [tmwinpost] Iris Bar, a political activist and Yoav’s partner, describes what happened:…
The UK defense secretary has reportedly asked for another 400 troops to help fight the Taliban in Afghanistan.
The UK shadow foreign secretary has slammed her country’s abstention on a UN vote on Israeli violence in Gaza as “disgusting.”
Promoting her to be director sends all the wrong messages.