Via Haaretz: ‘Hamas Military Chief Ahmed Jabari Killed By Israeli Strike’

Full piece here.

‘Ahmed Jabari, head of Hamas’ military wing, was killed Wednesday in a targeted strike by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Islamist group said an Israeli airstrike hit a car in the Gaza Strip, killing both Jabari, who ran the organization’s armed wing, the Izz el-Deen Al-Qassam, and a passenger.’

What’s the U.S. strategy here?

Addition:  Escalating tensions.

Another:  Still escalating.  Hamas firing rockets aimed at Tel Aviv.

Related On This SiteVia Youtube-Uncommon Knowledge With Fouad Ajami And Charles Hill

John Mearsheimer’s offensive realism (Israel can’t go on like this forever, the Israel lobby leads to bad U.S policy decisions): Repost: From Foreign Affairs Via The A & L Daily: ‘Conflict Or Cooperation: Three Visions Revisited’From The L.A. Times Via Volokh: ‘Prosecution of Students Who Disrupted UC Irvine Speech By Israeli Ambassador’

From The New Yorker: ‘Obama And Israel’Repost: A Few Thoughts On The Current Israeli Military Operation Into Gaza: A Shift In U.S. Attitudes

Al Qaida back in AfPak: Lara Logan On Afghanistan Via Youtube: ’2012 BGA Annual Luncheon Keynote Speech’

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Peter Suderman At Reason: ‘The Hardest Part of Setting Up ObamaCare’s Health Exchanges’

Full piece here.

‘A Health Affairs study by a researcher at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine published earlier this year estimated that, due to the complexities of calculating an individual’s income for the purposes of subsidy distribution, a non-trivial number of exchange enrollees are likely to get the wrong subsidy. Incomes fluxuate unexpectedly. The time frames used to judge income are too small. The databases used to verify individual income are incomplete. yet the exchanges are going to have be able to make relatively swift judgements about income levels and subsidy qualifications anyway.’

We’ll see what happens.

Via Instapundit, 5 ways to protect yourself against Obamacare.

Related On This Site:  From If-Then Knots: Health Care Is Not A Right…But Then Neither Is Property?… From The New Yorker: Atul Gawande On Health Care-”The Cost Conundrum”Sally Pipes At Forbes: ‘A Plan That Leads Health Care To Nowhere’Peter Suderman At The WSJ: ‘Obamacare And The Medicaid Mess’

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