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International Politics


– Jeremy Scahill: “Blackwater founder remains free and rich while his former employees go down on murder charges

– Gallup: 65 percent of civilians in Asia trust the judicial system in their country, which is the highest recorded in the world

– Juan Cole: “Iran Proposes an Axis Against Islamic State to Iraq as an Alternative to the U.S. Coalition“; Interesting as Secretary of State John Kerry believes Iran holds a valuable role in the fight against the ISIL

Middle East

– An Israeli official said the U.S. did not send military supplies to Israel as a result of the situation with Gaza

Latin America, Caribbean and Canada

– What makes the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, which should be noted has governmental involvement, so important is how they disappeared in a region significantly affected by disappearances during the Cold War

– In unrelated news, a governmental report from the Mexican government accused the military of covering-up murders committed by soldiers against gang members

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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.