By Julian Pecquet - 11/15/12 01:06 PM EST
Meanwhile, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon travels to Georgia for meetings with senior Georgian officials to emphasize the United States' “continued commitment to the U.S.-Georgia relationship.”
In other news:
Xi Jinping today took control of both the Communist Party and the Central Military Commission during China's once-in-a-decade leadership transition. [The New York Times]
Three Israelis were killed Thursday as Israel's aerial offensive against Gaza intensified overnight. [The Washington Post]
The Obama administration issued long-awaited guidance on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. [The Wall Street Journal]
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