K.S. Rajan (14 Dec 2011)
"report by BILL KOENIG"


Netanyahu meets with senior security officials after 50 settlers attack IDF base in W. Bank; Vilna'i: Attackers are "Jewish terrorists"; Barak orders IDF to devote full resources to preventing attacks.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asked senior security officials to prepare an emergency plan to deal with settler violence against the IDF, following a night that saw a threatened-breach of the Jordanian border and an attack on an IDF base by settlers in the West Bank.
"We need to stop this now," Netanyahu said at the Knesset while attending a film screening Tuesday afternoon. "This is something small that could become something larger and bad. We will stop it now."
Barak to blame for riots
Samaria Regional Council head points finger at 'pyromaniac' defense minister for 'trying to destroy Jewish homes despite advanced talks aimed at solving issue.' Settler source: Condemnations will only increase our frustration
Iran army declines comment on MP's Hormuz exercise remarks
A member of the Iranian parliament's National Security Committee said on Monday that the military was set to practice its ability to close the Gulf to shipping at the narrow Strait of Hormuz, the most important oil transit channel in the world, but there was no official confirmation.
The legislator, Parviz Sarvari, told the student news agency ISNA: "Soon we will hold a military maneuver on how to close the Strait of Hormuz. If the world wants to make the region insecure, we will make the world insecure."