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Israeli Military Says It Shot Dead Palestinian Attacker

The Israeli military said it shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab a soldier at a West Bank checkpoint on Sunday, after security forces managed to disarm and apprehend two separate potential attackers in a non-lethal manner.   The incidents came amid a domestic debate over how to best to counter a five-month bout of near-daily Palestinian attacks. Israel's military chief last week angered right-wing nationalists by urging soldiers to use only "necessary force" in...

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