SYRIA UPDATE….Over at Mercury Rising, Charles has a short post that offers some fairly persuasive reasons to think that whatever it was the Israelis bombed in Syria last month, it probably wasn’t any kind of nuclear facility. I’m confused enough about this whole affair that I don’t really have an opinion of my own, but I wanted to pass this along anyway as an antidote to some of the recent reporting in the New York Times — which, as we know, is not exactly the world’s most reliable source when it comes to WMD news.

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