The US invasion of Iran just isn't happening is it? Still, even if he's never going to make it as a warlord, Gates could have a bright future as a stand-up comic. 'Israel hasn't sought to destabilise Lebanon'. I bet that got quite a few belly laughs as well, considering Israel spent much of the time between 1980 and 2000 doing precisely that, and spent the summer before last trying to flatten much of it.
U.K. is offering 4,000 resettlement spaces for Syrian refugees, UNHCR spokeswoman says (Reuters)
from the article: Gates: Israel doesn't pose nuclear threat like Iran