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Hey folks, how are you doing this Tuesday?

International Politics

Overall

– Glen Ford visits The Real News to discuss whether there are other motives involved in the anti-Islamic State war

– The White House commented it did not believe journalist Steven Sotloff was traded by a moderate Syrian group to ISIL

Middle East

– Michael Ratner talks with The Real News about Palestinian efforts to hold Israel accountable in the International Criminal Court

– It seems the European Union features more opposition to Israel’s actions compared to the United States

– It looks like U.S. air strikes are being used by groups in Iraq against their enemies; It’s Afghanistan all over again

A new report found Israel coerced Africans into leaving the country despite the personal risk involved

Asia and Oceania

– Two officials of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration were caught taking photos with neo-Nazis in the country

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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.