While I laugh at the fact we've moved to distract-the-populace-alert level puice, or fuscia, or whatever, (and just in time to sneak in a new Patriot Act! How conveeeeenient!) this news actually makes me nervous.
The State Department advised nonessential U.S. diplomats and family members on Friday to leave Israel, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. Private U.S. citizens also were advised to leave those countries and Americans were cautioned not to travel to Israel.
Meanwhile, my father is still travelling through Israel and Palestine.