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To influence Putin: Strong action by the West is required—Analysis and further commentary on the Ukraine

The Crimea is going ahead with its referendum, on Sunday, on whether it wants to be annexed by Russia. The Russian parliament or Duma is…



Western diplomats stumble in the Ukraine—-Stop telephone diplomacy, let Germany lead, and publish serious international law memoranda

Updated March 7, 2014 Western leaders have made three major blunders since the Russian military takeover of the Crimea first began on or around February…


EU “slaps” new sanctions on Syria—0bama’s debacle in Syria — Update #36 (April 14)

EU “slaps” another round of sanctions on Syria The European Union slapped another round of sanctions against Syria today, the 15th. CNN Wire staff, “EU…