April 12, 2014

A West Bank Solution for Crimea

David Warszawski, Worldcrunch

The Associated Press

It did not end with Crimea, but then again, nobody thought it would. In the face of further Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine, the European Union and the United States should no longer consider financial and political support for the Ukrainian government an option. It’s now a necessity.

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TAGGED: Crimea, Ukraine, Russia, West Bank


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