News links for Sept 12 2013 – 4

1. Car bomb explodes near US embassy in Afghanistan. Interestingly, 2 years to the day after another major attack on NATO HQ as well as the US Embassy. 

2. Palestinian shot, wounded after firing at IDF soldiers in Nablus

Palestinians riot as hundreds of Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb; Suspect opens fire at IDF troops escorting worshipers.

PA police guard Joseph's Tomb in Nablu
PA police guard Joseph’s Tomb in Nablu Photo: REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

3. Embattled Syria analyst vouched for rebel group that depicted burning US Capitol

WASHINGTON –  Elizabeth O’Bagy, a pro-Syrian opposition analyst whose credibility has come under fire, might have even more explaining to do – as court documents show she once vouched for a rebel group whose website displayed extremist and anti-American images.

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  1. Pledge of Allegiance skipped, Muslim poem read at Boston school on 9/11

    The principal of Concord Carlisle High School in Boston issued an apology Wednesday after a Muslim poem ( “My Grandmother Washes Her Feet in the Sink of the Bathroom at Sears,”) was recited over the intercom on the 12th anniversary of 9/11, and the Pledge of Allegiance was not.

    According to principal Peter Badalament, a “small number” of people were outraged at the poem, which was meant to promote “cross-cultural understanding,”

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