Saturday, January 26, 2013

Abdullah of Jordan, Ehud Barak of Israel and other snippets from Davos

Jordan's King Abdullah: "The New Taliban Are In Syria"
by Christopher Dickey Jan 25, 2013 11:59 AM EST
Speaking at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos, King Abdullah warned of Al Qaeda's presence in Syria and said that it could take years for peace to return to the war-torn country.


Ehud Barak at Davos: U.S. Could Strike Iran to Block Nuclear Progress
by The Daily Beast Jan 25, 2013 11:23 AM EST
If sanctions fail to halt Tehran's nuclear weapons development, the Pentagon has plans for a 'surgical operation' to end the threat, the Israeli defense minister told The Daily Beast in a wide-ranging interview at Davos.

This is a link to the full 30 minute video of interview with Ehud Barak:


Inside a Davos Dinner of Global Superstars
Jan 23, 2013 8:00 PM EST
At a Davos dinner hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast in partnership with Credit Suisse, a diverse group of global movers and shakers take on the world's problems.



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