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    Diplomat: Buffer zone, border controls among sticking points in push for peace in Ukraine
    Feb10

    Diplomat: Buffer zone, border controls among sticking points in push for peace in Ukraine

    A French diplomatic source says a demilitarized zone between Ukraine and Russia is essential for a cease-fire but is a sticking point in a new international push for peace. …read more Source: FOX...

    Diplomat: Buffer zone, border controls key to Ukraine talks
    Feb10

    Diplomat: Buffer zone, border controls key to Ukraine talks

    PARIS (AP) — A French diplomatic source says a demilitarized zone between Ukraine and Russia is essential for a cease-fire but is a sticking point in a new international push for peace. The official said Monday night that the other main difficulties are how to police the Ukrainian-Russian border, and the future status of regions in eastern...

    Merkel Is Best To Solve The Crisis With Putin, Says Former Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt
    Feb10

    Merkel Is Best To Solve The Crisis With Putin, Says Former Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt

    Carl Bildt, a former prime minister and foreign minister of Sweden, is one of Europe’s leading statesmen. He is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Berggruen Institute’s Council on the Future of Europe. He spoke with The European on Friday about the Ukraine crisis.The European: Mr. Bildt, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine is...

    Barack Obama won’t send guns to embattled Ukraine; backs negotiations
    Feb10

    Barack Obama won’t send guns to embattled Ukraine; backs negotiations

    WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama wants peace negotiations with Russia to run their course before deciding to send “lethal defensive” arms to help Ukraine against the recent attacks by Russian-supplied separatists on its eastern provinces. “The possibility of lethal defensive weapons is one of those options that’s being examined,”...

    Merkel: diplomatic solution the only solution to Ukraine crisis
    Feb10

    Merkel: diplomatic solution the only solution to Ukraine crisis

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says one of the most important messages for Russia is that a diplomatic solution is the only solution to ending the Ukraine crisis. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Diplomat: Buffer Zone, Border Controls Key to Ukraine Talks
    Feb10

    Diplomat: Buffer Zone, Border Controls Key to Ukraine Talks

    Diplomat: Buffer zone, border controls among sticking points in push for peace in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Kerry Tells Lawmakers He’s for Arming Ukraine
    Feb10

    Kerry Tells Lawmakers He’s for Arming Ukraine

    Lawmakers say Kerry privately told them that he wants Obama to say yes to Ukraine’s arms request. …read more Source:...

    Obama’s Foreign Policy Summed Up in One Quote
    Feb10

    Obama’s Foreign Policy Summed Up in One Quote

    Six years into his presidency, Barack Obama’s foreign policy has gone by many names. He’s talked of hitting “singles and doubles,” an aide said he believed in “leading from behind,” and he’s been accused of boiling down his overarching goal to resisting that which smells bad. Obama’s critics see a president adrift, lacking...

    Obama, Merkel Downplay Disagreement Over Ukraine Aid
    Feb10

    Obama, Merkel Downplay Disagreement Over Ukraine Aid

    With the Ukraine crisis spiraling, President Obama and Germany’s leader Angela Merkel met in Washington, D.C.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    The Kids Are Alright!
    Feb10

    The Kids Are Alright!

    “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of life’s longing for itself.” — Khalil Gibran Gibran has always been one of my go-to guides in life. Born in Lebanon and heavily influenced by Islam (he was raised as a Christian) he has given me gentle reminders on a wide range of topics over the...