Gary Brecher at 5:07 p.m. July 18, 2013:
It means the blowback was more than they expected. I love the invitation angle: "Come home, all is forgiven." That was a favorite of Stalin's.
Jason Walsh at 5:27 a.m. July 19, 2013:
I have to say, I pity the poor girl. It's disgraceful that she'd be attacked, but I think the UN hiding behind the skirt of teenage girl is extremely distasteful.