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    Poroshenko Says Ukraine Seeking Free Trade Deal With Israel
    Dec23

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine Seeking Free Trade Deal With Israel

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Kyiv expects to sign a free trade agreement with Israel within the next six months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, Separatists Agree To Cease-Fire During Holidays
    Dec23

    Ukraine, Separatists Agree To Cease-Fire During Holidays

    Ukraine reached an agreement with pro-Russian separatists for a truce during the Christmas and New Year holidays that went into effect at midnight December 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At the end of 2015, is U.S. national security better off?
    Dec23

    At the end of 2015, is U.S. national security better off?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: So, is the U.S. better off from a national security perspective than it was a year ago? For that, we get the views of two people with extensive foreign policy making experience. Wendy Sherman was undersecretary of state for political affairs during the Obama administration. She was the lead U.S. negotiator to the Iran nuclear...

    Ukraine water fight video exposes government breakdown
    Dec23

    Ukraine water fight video exposes government breakdown

    Ukraine water fight video exposes a government breakdown …read more Source:...

    How war and peace shaped the world in 2015
    Dec23

    How war and peace shaped the world in 2015

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But, first, as the year comes to an end, we thought it would be a good idea to take stock and look back at America’s diplomatic accomplishments and setbacks of 2015. It was another bloody year across the Middle East, in Afghanistan and on the African continent. The Syrian civil war entered its fourth year, and, in September,...

    U.S. sanctions 34 individuals, entities over Ukraine crisis
    Dec23

    U.S. sanctions 34 individuals, entities over Ukraine crisis

    U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities in an effort to maintain pressure on Russia over its action related to the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-12/23/c_134942282.htm target=_blank title="U.S. sanctions 34 individuals, entities over...

    Delo says EU is trading with freedoms
    Dec23

    Delo says EU is trading with freedoms

    The daily Delo is critical on Wednesday of the way Brussels is relaxing various rules in order to score points with countries abound the EU. Turkey is getting a ticket for the bloc in exchange for stopping refugees, while visa-free travel has been promised to Ukraine and Georgia in a game of chess against Russia. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Treasury expands Russia sanctions over Ukraine to include 34 targets
    Dec23

    U.S. Treasury expands Russia sanctions over Ukraine to include 34 targets

    Doug G. WareWASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) — U.S. officials on Tuesday announced expanded sanctions against people and entities in Russia over Moscow’s continued movements in disputed areas of Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian president to ‘Post’: We do not allow Russia to affect our ties with Israel
    Dec23

    Ukrainian president to ‘Post’: We do not allow Russia to affect our ties with Israel

    Petro Poroshenko declines to comment on a statement by his Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, asserting that vandalism against Jewish sites were meant to “destabilize” Ukraine. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    US Foreign Aid Budget Targets Terrorism, Mideast Instability
    Dec23

    US Foreign Aid Budget Targets Terrorism, Mideast Instability

    The massive, year-end spending bill passed by Congress on Friday contains a boost for foreign aid, putting a strong focus on anti-terrorism efforts and addressing instability in the Middle East. It also aims to protect American diplomats and facilities abroad and to provide humanitarian assistance to those in need. Overall spending for State and...