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International Politics

Overall

– The Pentagon does not believe airstrikes against the Islamic State will workand no  quick victory as there are no real allies within Syria

– Glen Ford: “Vice President Joe Biden Accidentally Tells A Little of the Awful Truth

– President Barack Obama: We are currently moving forward as we fight against the ISIL, but this will not be a quick battle

– John Pilger: “From Pol Pot to ISIS

Asia and Oceania

– North Korea publicly admitted health issues with Kim Jong-un and also their use of labor camps

– China announced spending by elites in the country fell by $9 billion in the past year

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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.