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    Obama leaves open the option of arming Ukraine if diplomacy and sanctions fail
    Feb10

    Obama leaves open the option of arming Ukraine if diplomacy and sanctions fail

    RELATED LINKSObama and Merkel try to find common ground on Ukraine strategy Sanctions ‘only pressure point the West has’ in Ukraine-Russia crisis As tensions build, U.S. has ‘zero options’ in Ukraine GWEN IFILL: German Chancellor Angela Merkel went to the White House today to rally support for her plan to stop the fighting in Eastern...

    U.S. may increase aid if Ukraine talks fail
    Feb10

    U.S. may increase aid if Ukraine talks fail

    Failure of peace talks could prompt the U.S. to send weapons to Ukraine’s government …read more Source: USA...

    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 […] …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Afghan officials: Drone strike kills Islamic State recruiter
    Feb10

    Afghan officials: Drone strike kills Islamic State recruiter

    Afghan officials say drone strike kills Islamic State group recruiter, at least 4 others …read more Source:...

    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 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...

    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...

    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...

    Merkel to brief Harper on Ukraine talks
    Feb10

    Merkel to brief Harper on Ukraine talks

    Merkel to have quick meeting with Harper in Ottawa to brief him on Ukraine talks …read more Source:...

    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...