The Israeli franchisee made the decision, which is in line with his past left wing leanings. No problem in this, but it's silly to read anything more into it. Details here http://lifeinisrael.blogspot.co.il/2013/06/omri-padans-use-of-mcdonalds-as-vehicle.html
Peru forces rescue 54 adults and children held captive by Shining Path (AP)
from the article: The Big Mac Index of the delusion that 'Ariel is part of Israel'