Killed: Another one gone. That was the word from the Pentagon yesterday, as it announced it hadkilled Khorasan Group leader Sanafi al-Nasr. He was killed late last week in an airstrike in northwest Syria, in an area where the al Qaeda-affiliated Khorasan Group operates. He’s the fifth senior member of the group to be killed in four months.
Concern: It’s been a deadly season for high school athletes who play America’s favorite game. There have been six football-related deaths at the high school level this year. The latest happened over the weekend in Texas when a Cam’ron Matthews, a junior on Alto High School’s football squad, collapsed Friday night right before halftime of a game. He died the next day.
IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL
Beginning: The long, hard slog to turning the Iran nuke deal into reality officially began over the weekend. Yesterday was the deal’s “Adoption Day,” since the agreement designated that the real work on implementing the deal begin 90 days after the U.N. Security Council endorsed it. No, Iran didn’t go out yesterday and start winding down centrifuges enriching nuclear fuel nor did Western nations remove economic sanctions on the Middle Eastern country. But the complex web of legislative, administrative and bureaucratic procedures needed to get work started began in earnest.
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