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From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Children & pregnant women were among those affected by indiscriminate use of teargas & plastic bullets from security forces when civilian camps were hit. — Read More —
 
From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Palestinian Refugees’ lives & experiences are preserved in “Long Journey” through diplomacy & art traveling exhibition.

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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
“Grexit” or similar trauma is not about who writes the check but how the future of Europe & Euro-Atlantic institutions is chiseled for this century and beyond.
http://diplomatartist.com/greece-shoved-into-putins-sphere-of-influence/

My dilemma in signing the Dayton-Paris Accords in the end offered 2 bad options but at least one ended the killing & ethnic-cleansing with the added guarantee of the US & NATO. Unfortunately, the imprint of nationalism upon the Dayton Accords became dominant through the flawed implementation of the agreements in a manner increasingly accommodating to a Putin-dominated Moscow & regional nationalist proxies.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muslide_9475_125512_largehamed-sacirbey/construction-according-to_b_6195834.html#

Acting Officials in Ukraine Seek Stability & Ousted Leader

President Obama approached the unrest with clinical detachment aimed at avoiding instability, but his administration said it was prepared to provide financial assistance beyond that from the I.M.F., but it did not say how much.

Kiev Protesters Set Square Ablaze to Thwart Police

This just in from CNBC Newsline: President Viktor Yanukovych replaced head of Army, who was given powers to use DEADLY force to disperse protesters who are viewed as terrorists. Wednesday, 19 February NY Times article also follows.

Amid Unrest, Ukranian President Defends Choice on Accords

President Yanukovich has also been under sharp international criticism for conviction & jailing of main political rival, former Prime Minister Yulia V. Tymoshenko, on abuse of authority charges. (See photo gallery)

Blog Report: UNSG VISITS CROATIA (PHOTO GALLERY INCLUDED) By, Ambassador Mo
UNSG Ban Ki Moon continues visit to Southeast Europe 2 decades after breakup of former Yugoslavia & independence & wars that left different consequences on individual countries. One blessed with geography/nature is Croatia which is completing its integration into Euro-Atlantic institutions (NATO-EU). Croatia is returning to what it has become recognized all over Europe – a great host to the world. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/unsg-visits-croatia-photo-gallery/55077Image

Blog Report: INDIA UN SECURITY COUNCIL AMBITIONS & “JUNK” CREDIT DOWNGRADE, By Ambassador Mo
BRICS falling? Recent news about economic slowdown & a rapidly falling currency complicate India’s active effort to avoid being downgraded to below investment grade, “junk” status by Standard & Poor’s. India would become the first of the BRICS to relapse to below investment grade. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/india-un-security-council-ambitions-junk-credit-downgrade/54189Image

MONEY BUZZ Blog Report: EUROZONE DIVORCE EVEN BEFORE MARRIAGE OVER MONEY OR BANKING UNION? By Ambassador Mo
European bank union coming? Vicious Cycle of losing confidence in European banks and the already varying standards are prompting the European Commission to propose another remedy to Eurozone crisis. Actually makes sense as means to recapitalize, standardize & promote deposit insurance & confidence. It is also an inevitable step in any further “European project.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/eurozone-divorce-even-before-marriage-over-money-or-banking-union/53237Image