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In "A Strike in the Dark," Seymour Hersh, a staff writer for The New Yorker, reports on a secret bombing mission conducted by the Israeli Air Force in Syria. Since the attack, the Israeli government hasn't said much. And Syria hasn't either.
Although initial press reports indicated that Israel had attacked a secret nuclear site with materials from North Korea, many experts in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States say that can't be true. If there was no nuclear site there, the bombing is even more curious. Why would Israel fly into Syrian air space? What did they attack? And why was there no retaliation?
Seymour Hersh joins us in the second hour to talk about his new article, and to take your calls. What questions do you have about the attacks?