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International Politics


– A new study shows instability in the Middle East jeopardizes the world’s food supply

– Chelsea Manning: “How to make Isis fall on its own sword

– Bill Clinton was recorded saying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was “not the guy” who could get peace

– With Sept. 11, it is still important to discuss the connection with Saudi Arabia and how the government continues to cover-up this connection

Middle East

– After the war in Gaza, Israel is facing a major crisis with its budget

– Pentagon officials reject a “shock-and-awe” strategy in Syria against the Islamic State

– The World Bank estimated the Palestinian economy would shrink this year

– In Iraq, lawmakers in the country rejected two potential nominees for the government

Asia and Oceania

– In Afghanistan, three NATO soldiers were killed in a convoy hit by a suicide bomber


– Clashes in Benghazi, Libya, left nine people dead and at least 30 wounded

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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.