Michael Mukasy asks the following question:
Are senior Obama administration officials considering transferring to Egypt a poisonously influential Islamist cleric serving a life term in federal prison for trying to unleash a war of urban terrorism in the United States? That's the impression several officials have given over the past three months, apparently out of fear that if the cleric dies in U.S. custody, American outposts in the Middle East could be overrun by vengeful mobs.
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Why do State Department officials not have the same concerns about vengeful mobs in relation to Jonathan Pollard?
Let's have in mind Yaakov Yuda Ben Sheindel (Yanki Ostreicher) , Sholom Mordechai ben Rivkah, Yehonatan ben Malka, Warren Weinstein and Alan Gross when we recite our prayers. May the year of 5773 (Tav Shin Ayin Gimmel) be the year of Tehei Shenat Eit Geulatam.
(and Eit Geulateinu, I might add.)
RTT news reports All Eyes On Obama Middle East Policy In United Nations Speech.
Not all eyes - As the President is scheduled to speak at 10:10 EST, those Orthodox Jews in Australia who have already ushered in Yom Kippur will not be watching the speech.