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Luke Baker

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Luke Baker is Jerusalem bureau chief, and former Brussels bureau chief, for Reuters.

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President Trump is talking "peace" between Israelis and Palestinians — without any detailed plan to confront the all-important "core issues" between them.

President Trump in search of the 'ultimate deal'

President Trump is talking "peace" between Israelis and Palestinians — without any detailed plan to confront the all-important "core issues" between them.

from To the Point

Since Russia first moved to seize Crimea from its neighbor, Ukraine, NATO has warned about threats to peace.

NATO Searches for Options in the Ukraine

Since Russia first moved to seize Crimea from its neighbor, Ukraine, NATO has warned about threats to peace.

from To the Point

As Russia today continued the process of annexing Crimea and built up forces nearby, President Obama announced  expanded sanctions  to include more senior officials of the Russian…

Obama Ramps Up Sanctions against Russia while EU Waits

As Russia today continued the process of annexing Crimea and built up forces nearby, President Obama announced expanded sanctions to include more senior officials of the Russian…

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