Obama to host Abbas Monday amid confrontation with Russia

Townhall.com Staff
Posted: Mar 17, 2014 9:25 AM

After spending the weekend issuing a new round of warnings aimed at keeping Russia from annexing Ukraine's Crimea region after an overwhelming vote in favor of secession there, President Obama will try to divide his attention between Russia and the Middle East peace process Monday with a White House visit from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.