Late yesterday afternoon, Dutch investigators were finally allowed access to the Malaysian jetliner that was shot down over rebel-held territory in Ukraine. The bodies that have been recovered are being transported back to the Netherlands, where the flight took off last week.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews foreign policy contributor Art Cyr.
Update: High-stakes talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov continued on Friday in Geneva. They say they are continuing to negotiate a deal on Syria's chemical weapons, as well as try to renew talks on ending the Syrian civil war.
It has been a roller coaster week for U.S. policy toward Syria.