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International Politics

Overall

– As economist Aleksandr Buzgalin tells The Real News, when it comes to the the Syrian government, there certainly are Russian interests in providing support for the oligarchs

– The U.S. government is still unsure about providing support for rebels in Syria against the Islamic State

Middle East

Part one and two with journalist Eva Bartlett on living in Gaza as an independent journalist and what she primarily saw through her experiences

Asia and Oceania

– A U.S. drone strike killed eight people and wounded at least six in Pakistan, where authorities claim it was a Taliban commander’s home

– Hong Kong officials will soon discuss with protesters on their demands for change

Europe 

– With Turkey’s involvement in the war against the ISIL, the country will be viewed closely by some in the region

– A former Greek official working underneath the New Democracy government is considering a new right-wing organization involving Golden Dawn members

Latin America, Caribbean and Canada

– Argentinian President Cristina Kirschner: Business and governmental elites in the U.S. are able to overthrow our government; She’s not wrong…

– While the Brazilian presidential election enters its run-off phase, we at least know Wall Street’s choice is eliminated

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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.