CommunityFDL Main Blog

The Roundup

{!hitembed ID=”hitembed_1″ width=”350″ height=”263″ align=”right” !}

Hey there folks, good morning.

International Politics

Overall

– Despite Western efforts to get involved in the war in the Middle East against the Islamic State, they are too ignorant of the situation in the region

Middle East

– It is sad to hear the next generation is fighting in the Iraq War, a war that seems to have no end.

– In Iraq, a suicide bomber and a car bomb killed at least 42 people and most victims were Shiite

– At a protest in Jerusalem to demonstrate against the death of a 14-year-old Palestinian teen by Israeli forces, such forces fired rubber bullets at two photographers

Latin America, Caribbean and Canada

– In Brazil, Dilma Rousseff was re-elected with nearly 52 percent of the vote and promised to be better in her next term as president; An extremely close race.

– With Brazil and Uruguay pivoting toward the left, the left is able to dominate in Latin America due to one simple thing: economics.

– In Canada, Bob Paulson, commissioner of the nation’s police force, called for more efforts to prevent terrorism

Previous post

Nobel Peace Prize Winners Ask Obama To Release CIA Torture Report

Next post

Nobel Peace Prize Winners Ask Obama To Release CIA Torture Report

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.