Jeffrey LewisBoxology

The Monopoly House on Euphrates Ave. is about 15 meters tall, or at least that is what one reader working from the angle of the sun calculates.

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  1. China Hand (History)

    LA Times:

    WASHINGTON — Western governments have concluded that Syria and North Korea were collaborating on a nuclear weapons program at a mysterious site in the Syrian desert that was bombed by Israel last year, a senior European diplomat said Wednesday in a rare comment about the episode by a high-ranking official.

    The diplomat said that after a review of available intelligence, Western governments have reached “some sort of common ground . . . that there seems to have been cooperation between Syria and North Korea” at the site. The official’s remarks were made on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the subject,1,1225988.story?ctrack=1&cset=true

    The article is quite short on specifics.