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International Politics

Overall

– Part five of eight with Norman Finkelstein who explains why he wrote about the Holocaust industry and his experience after writing about it

– Amy Goodman: “The Other Charlies

– Evidence was found where Turkish intelligence sent weapons to al-Qaeda, something Turkey does not want known

Middle East

– Professor Sabah Alnasseri talks to The Real News on how government corruption ruins the chances of anti-Islamic State effort and how much potential a democratic movement in the country has

– In the Gaza Strip, it now more common for folks to marry in-laws, which often times is for financial reasons

– As a result of the constant fighting in Kobani, Syria, many impromptu hospitals are being made to treat the growing number of wounded fighters and civilians

– Syrian President Bashar al-Assad does not believe talks in Moscow will lead to peace, yet will focus on starting dialogue

– A former American ambassador to Syria says the U.S. is well-aware it provides funding for groups tied to al-Qaeda, yet does not care.

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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.