July 18, 2014
The Wall Street Journal quotes Eurasia Center Director John Herbst on the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down near Ukraine's eastern border with Russia: 

A day before Flight 17 was shot down, the EU did impose minor sanctions and the U.S. followed with tougher measures. As former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst said, "Too bad they didn't come on June 30."

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