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Merkel’s difficult mission to Obama

Posted by seumasach on February 9, 2015


Indian Punchline


The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Washington for talks regarding a peace plan for Ukraine. At the same time, Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading for Cairo on a two-day visit, signifying a major thrust in Moscow’s “return” to the Middle East. The two are apparently unrelated events and yet they overlap in a curious way.

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