Monday, May 24, 2010


* Israel arms may not be enough to stop nukes Strategist suggests cutting Iran's power

* Assad: Peace for Golan Heights In interview, Syrian president discusses Hizbullah, US influence.

* Surveillance Suspected as Spacecraft’s Main Role A team of amateur sky watchers has pierced the veil of secrecy surrounding the debut flight of the nation’s first robotic spaceplane.

* At West Point, Obama offers new security strategy President Obama on Saturday offered a glimpse of a new national security doctrine that distances his administration from George W. Bush's policy of preemptive war.

* Obama Advisor: Warm Words for Saudi Arabia, Hizbullah, Al-Quds John Brennan, Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security, called Jerusalem “Al-Quds,” praised Saudi Arabian religious tolerance, and is encouraging of Hizbullah.

* Hizbullah Hypes New Jihad Tourist Center Hizbullah guerrillas are promoting themselves to the folks at home, and winning credibility and legitimacy in the process, with weekly tours of southern Lebanon in what the group is calling “Jihad Tourism.”

* Well-Bred Muslim Urges More Fort Hood-Style Murders A U.S.-born Muslim cleric urges Muslims in the United States Army to kill their comrades in arms before they take part in military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

* Lebanese PM to discuss Mideast tension with Obama Hariri's Washington visit comes amid Israeli claims Hizbullah has acquired Scud missiles from Syria

* Netanyahu: The PA is Hurting Its Own People Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Monday that the Palestinian Authority's boycott of Judea and Samaria products and its attempts to keep Israel out of the OECD are steps that will harm PA Arabs, not Israelis.

* US urges action to contain 'precarious' Korea situation The US secretary of state says her country is working hard to avoid an escalation after a report blamed North Korea for the sinking of a South Korean warship.