Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
Seymour Hersh has written a new article about Israel's bombing of Syria last September. Laura Rozen may have more to say about it, but it seems inconclusive. No oneIsraeli, Syrian, or Americanhas a convincing explanation of what happened. But certainly there doesn't appear to be strong evidence Syria truly was, as Israel claimed, building a nuclear reactor. Moreover, the hazy evidence, long links of supposition, and hints of other agendas are strongly reminiscent of the Iraq/WMD story.
With that in mind, it's interesting to remember what Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama were saying about the bombing soon afterward, at the September 27 MSNBC debate. Here's Clinton: