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MARY O’GRADY: Obama Elbows Into the Colombia Peace Talks

Wall Street Journal: Meddling in the FARC negotiations advances his Cuba policy; the rest is collateral damage.

There was a time when the U.S. might have used its superpower role to undermine the despotism that has taken hold in Venezuela. 60 more words


Saudis 'would let Israeli jets use their air space to attack Iran' | The Times of Israel

Saudi Arabia is prepared to let Israeli fighter jets use its airspace if it proves necessary to attack Iran’s nuclear program, an Israeli TV station reported Tuesday, highlighting growing ties in the shadow of Tehran’s nuclear drive. 375 more words

Signs Of The Times

Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama has spoken with the leaders of Ukraine and Germany as fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine hours before a scheduled cease-fire. 95 more words


Ukraine says 11 troops killed and 40 wounded, fighting reportedly increased since ceasefire agreement

Fierce fighting surged in east Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major and sustained new push Friday to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. 917 more words


Minsk peace agreement: still to be consolidated on the ground

Written by Naja Bentzen and Evarts Anosovs

On 12 February, after more than 16 hours of negotiations in Minsk, the leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement to end fighting in eastern Ukraine. 262 more words


Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Guns would fall silent, heavy weapons would pull back from the front and Ukraine would trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border by the end of 2015 under a peace deal hammered out Thursday in all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany. 1,067 more words