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Feels good to get some jazz back into the Roundup.

International Politics

Overall

– Jeremy Scahill: “The Paris Mystery: Were The Shooters Part Of A Global Terrorist Conspiracy?

– It is sad to see Yemenis held at Guantanamo Bay still be held there even when told they would be able to leave soon

– Chris Hedges: “A Message From the Dispossessed

– Imagine if liberal commentators applied the same nonsense of not connecting issues to the missing 43 students in Mexico as done with the killings in Paris

– Interpol placed former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on its wanted list for embezzling funds

– Noam Chomsky: “We Are All – Fill in the Blank

Middle East

– Israeli authorities closed down two Muslim charities because of its ties to fund “terrorists

– An Iraqi official suggested the country should institute conscription to fight the Islamic State

– President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the U.S. will stand firm against Palestine with its recent decision to join the International Criminal Court

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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.