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Netanyahu Changes Stance On Opposition To Two State Solution

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“I haven’t changed my policy,” newly reelected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in his first interview since the election. “What has changed is the reality. I don’t want a one-state solution; I want a sustainable, peaceful two-state solution, but… Continue reading

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Ukraine Gets A Bailout — Still Needs More Support

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Far from the scandals of Hillary Clinton’s Emailgate and the hoopla surrounding Senate Republicans’ “Iran letter,” the crisis in Ukraine continues to boil. Yet even the most ardent news junkies could be forgiven for being under informed on the subject—… Continue reading

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Department Of Homeland Security Funding Battles And Entitlement Reform

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We may be headed for another shutdown. This time it’ll be the Department of Homeland Security, caught in the partisan crosshairs over the spending bill which Democrats insist should not have any immigration related amendments.
Most Republicans and Democrats want… Continue reading

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Ukrainian Ceasefire Lasts Hours; Putin Continues To Advance

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The latest ceasefire in Ukraine is already coming apart, and it hasn’t even been a week.
Russian-backed separatists continue to attack Ukrainian forces defending the strategic city of Debaltseve and show no sign of stopping. To no one’s surprise, Putin… Continue reading

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Leaders Agree To Ceasefire Terms For Ukraine In Minsk Talks

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Yesterday, the leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia held peace talks in Belarus. Though the United States wasn’t represented at the summit, both President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry has made clear that they support a diplomatic… Continue reading