- Britain closed its embassy in Tehran and expelled Iran's delegation to the UK in response to yesterday's attack.
- Evidently the Egyptian coup government will be challenged by the Muslim Brotherhood.
- Israel has relented in its illegal sequestration of Palestinian Authority taxes.
- U.S. stocks rose 4% on news of central bank intervention to stave off Europe's crisis.
- Gingrich has broken into Romney's consciousness--and his remarks. An Insider Advantage poll of likely Republican primary voters in Florida yesterday put Gingrich at 41 -- +24 on Romney; a 27 point swing since the last IA poll was conducted at the first of October.
- Herman Cain's foreign policy vision received some criticism from us and from others (h/t Nick). His reassessment shows no sign of leading to his withdrawal from the race.
- Oh, good, there's a key-logger built into Android (and Blackberry). This Wired article is quite good (includes a video by the developer who discovered the logger that is worth watching) and raises questions about wiretapping violations.
- And Politico discovers that the wet-behind-the-ears, right wing ideologues who were elected in 2010 were--brace yourselves, now--filled with unrealistic expectations.