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Brazilian Official Displeased by Israeli Pick for Ambassador

A senior Brazilian official is expressing unhappiness at Israel's nomination of a former West Bank settler leader to be the new ambassador to the South American nation, calling the action "a false step.'' Israel nominated Dani Dayan in August, but Brazil has not yet responded. Brazilian officials had remained largely mute on the reasons for the holdup until comments Tuesday to the state-run broadcaster TV Brazil by President Dilma Rousseff's special adviser on foreign...

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