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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

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.