Earlier, mortar shells were fired into Israeli territory in apparent spillover from Syria war.12:12 13.10.15 | 2 comments
Pressure for Obama to vote no was heavy a first but surprising even heavier for a yes vote now. The pro-Israeli faction pushed hard this time but it may not be enough now. Ex-US state dept. members, J-Street and some in Congress are pushing for a yes vote, since abstaining does not sent a clear message to show US is still world leader.