Dubai's chief of police, Mr. Tamim, became a hero in the Arab world, but the memory of his accomplishment is fading fast. To keep it alive, the man makes some pronouncement every so often. It is over, man. What have you done for the Arabs lately? That is the question he should be asked. Of course, Mossad brought home all the agents involved in the operation so that the various international investigations hit dead ends. The bad news: A stupid operation of assassinating a nobody cost Mossad the services of some 33 well-trained agents. This is a debacle, which brought to an end the career of the present Mossad chief (Dagan) who will be retired this year.
Turkish president brands Russia's Syria strikes 'grave mistake' (Reuters)