IRAN’S ROLE REVISITED….For what it’s worth, the LA Times has an article today about whether or not Iran and Syria ordered the recent attacks against Israel or merely stood back and allowed them to happen. The answer, unsurprisingly, is inconclusive, though the consensus seems to lean toward Hezbullah and Hamas planning the attacks themselves (“I don’t have evidence that there were direct instructions,” said one Israeli official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue. “But they were under the influence of the Iranian government.”) In any case, I thought I’d point to this morning’s LAT piece since I was asking about exactly this question last night.

UPDATE: See also Michael Young in the New York Times on the same subject.

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