The problem is that there was no involvement of disaffected elements from primarily Russian-speaking communities in Eastern Ukraine in the talks that led to the announcement.
Three men flew from Berlin to Moscow, were taken in a car with tinted glass windows to a secret location - where they met Edward Snowden. The meeting was very interesting. So were the three visitors.
Powerful and wealthy opponents-from the halls of Congress to Middle East capitals-are maneuvering to torpedo negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.
A steady blare of horns honking greeted dozens of demonstrators holding signs aloft opposing U.S. military action in Syria at a Chicago neighborhood vigil Sept. 9.
The ongoing killing of Iranian scientists has been condemned as a provocation to war by a leading solidarity organization campaigning for peace in the Middle East.
According to the White House, "President Obama spoke with [South] Korea President Lee Myung-bak to discuss the situation on the Korean Peninsula."