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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Toomas Hendrik Ilves
Brushing aside President Obama's threat of more sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed the Crimean region of Ukraine on Tuesday with the stroke of a pen, while NATO members criticized Washington for getting caught off guard by Russia's military buildup.
"That unfortunately has turned out, with the actions we've seen against Ukraine, no longer to apply," Ilves said after a meeting in Warsaw with Vice President Joe Biden.
"There is no more respect for territorial integrity, for transparency," said Mr. Ilves, whose country, like Ukraine, is a former Soviet republic and has a higher percentage of ethnic Russians — 25 percent of the population to Ukraine's 17 percent.