Romney would support Israel if it were to decide it had to use military force to stop Iran from developing a nuclear
weapon, a senior aide said ahead of the planned meetings in Jerusalem.
“If Israel has to take action on its own, in order to stop Iran from developing that capability, the governor would respect
that decision,” Dan Senor, Romney’s senior national security aide, told reporters travelling with the candidate.
Robert Fisk: Syrian war of lies and hypocrisy
The West’s real target here is not Assad’s brutal regime but his ally, Iran, and its nuclear weapons
…….While Qatar and Saudi Arabia arm and fund the rebels of Syria to overthrow Bashar al-Assad’s Alawite/Shia-Baathist dictatorship, Washington mutters not a word of criticism against them. President Barack Obama and his Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, say they want a democracy in Syria. But Qatar is an autocracy and Saudi Arabia is among the most pernicious of caliphate-kingly-dictatorships in the Arab world…….
Emma G Keller: It was bad enough they made the US wait hours to see the ceremony live – the least they could have done is shut up.
The McGlynn: I agree. Shut up and show the Olympics!