Despite the fact that I deserted my post here for more than 24 hours, not many new tips accumulated while I was gone. Perhaps our usual tipsters were so preoccupied with the European football championships that they neglected to follow the news.
The most significant news item I noticed is that the German media outlet FAZ has published a report confirming that Syrian rebel fighters, and not forces of the Assad regime, carried out the massacre at Houla. This comes as no surprise to most of us, but it may discomfit the spinmeisters for the Obama administration, who have been using the massacre to further discredit the Syrian government.
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Thanks to C. Cantoni, CSP, Insubria, JD, JP, Steen, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.
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