In very subtle ways, Americans are beginning to question the "special relationship" it has with Israel. A tiny example: With Cast Lead, my newspaper had an editorial saying Israel "had a right to defend itself." This time it didn't. It was hard to sympathize with the Israelis when they didn't give serious efforts by Gershon Baskin to produce a workable, long-term truce a try.
French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight MH370 (AP)