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The Roundup for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Good day folks!

International Politics

Middle East

– On Saturday, at least 18 people were killed in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of bombings.

– Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not go to the rally in Paris last week to show solidarity. There’s an election coming up and the rally was valuable political points for him.

– Part seven of eight with Norman Finkelstein on why academics deny him a teaching job and the issue of Palestine in Israel

– A few Hezbollah soldiers and an Iranian commander were killed by an Israeli airstrike

– Iraq is considering selling oil for weapons due to their fight against the Islamic State and can save some money

Asia and Oceania

– Fascinating to read an interview with a communist musician from Pakistan who talks about problems in the country

– An interview with journalist John Pilger on the suffering of Aboriginal people in Australia

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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.