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The Briefing 03-20-14

1) Putin’s ruthless power grab re-writes modern international relations

If Not a Cold War, a Return to a Chilly Rivalry, New York Times (Peter Baker)

2) Obama rightly awards 24 Medals of Honor which had been denied – 21 posthumously

Medals of Honor Go to 24 Army Veterans Who Had Been Denied, New York Times (Jada F. Smith)

3) General asks not to be held accountable for sexual misconduct – for the sake of his family

Army Gen. Sinclair breaks down, asks judge to not punish family, Los Angeles Times (David Zucchino)

4) Ohio Lottery has given $20 billion to schools? Not exactly.

Ohio Lottery fund shifts siphon aid to schools, Columbus Dispatch (Alan Johnson)