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Howdy folks! How are you today?

May Don Pardo rest in peace.

International Politics

Overall

– Gallup: People in Latin America and the Caribbean feel the least secure compared with other places

Middle East

– Israel blocked an Amnesty International investigation into Gaza, what are they hiding

– Meanwhile, fighting resumed in Gaza with Israel launching rockets into the occupied territory

– Sunni tribes in Iraq vow to turn back Islamic State forces over control of Haditha

– Arab homes in areas retaken by Kurdish forces were burned down and the Kurds reportedly told Arabs not to return

– The Islamic State has over 50,000 members currently in Syria with around 6,000 recruited last month

– Meanwhile, the Iraqi military failed to capture Tikrit for the third time due to IS forces repelling them

Asia and Oceania

– After denouncing a cult for a murder in a McDonald’s, China arrested nearly 1,000 members of the Christian sect

Africa

– Nigerian soldiers assert they will not fight Boko Haram unless they receive better equipment

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Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan

Brandon Jordan is a freelance journalist in Queens, NY and written for publications such as The Nation, In These Times, Truthout and more.