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International Politics

Overall

– UN to US: Release your drone assassination data since it violates international law

– Gallup: Government corruption is seen as a major problem in 108 out of 129 countries polled

Middle East

– Iran opening doors to tourists now

– Saudi Arabia snubs the UN seat on Security Council; states “UN failures” as reason why

South America

– Swastikas carved into gay man’s body in Chile as “national debate on hate crimes” rises

Africa

– Raids in Libya and Somalia show “American lawlessness”

Europe

– About 60% of Russians see communism as a “good” system

– “Data released by the [Greek] government on Thursday shows that while a uniform pay scale for the public sector may exist in law, it does not exist in reality, despite much government fanfare that it had imposed standards and transparency on its salaries” [cont’d.]

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Daniel Wright is a longtime blogger and currently writes for Shadowproof. He lives in New Jersey, by choice.