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Headlines - 6:31 PM 9/28/2015 | M.N.: This reminds me an old Jewish story...

Paul Goble:             Staunton, September 28 – Vladimir Putin has nothing positive to offer toward the resolution of any of the crises he has helped create, but he has succeeded in getting a meeting today with US President Barack Obama because the Kremlin leader has shown himself capable of causing ever more crises, something others want to prevent if they can.             That diplomatic strategy may get Putin the international attention Putin craves and likely needs to shore up his position at home as a leader who never makes mistakes, Aleksandr Golts suggests in today’s “Yezhednevny zhurnal,” but it is a profoundly dangerous one not only for the world but for Russia and Putin himself ( ). ...         Putin has to hope that his calls for an international coalition against ISIS will gain him support and allow him to come back into the international fold because “any independent military actions by Russia in Syria will lead to new sanctions” and