VIDEO, AL JAZEERA: India is calling for an investigation after the US Navy opened fire on one of its fishing boats. One man was killed and three others injured in the incident off the coast of the UAE.
JAMES M. DORSEY: The $744,000 pitch outside a $39 million penitentiary-style building is intended to reward the most cooperative of the 120,171 inmates.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Right now I’m thinking of that Marx Brothers line: To war! To war! Fredonia’s going to war! Except this will be far from a farce.
JAMES M. DORSEY: Mr. Obama does not want to put at risk the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet; nor does he want to cross what is a red line for Saudi.
ALI GHARIB, MONDOWEISS: Two Iranian warships pass through the Suez Canal and the Israelis howl in protest. The U.S administration quickly falls into line…