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International Politics

Overall

– The new nuclear deal between the U.S. and India is just another game of geo-politics and rewarding corporations.

– If President Barack Obama is leader of the free world, then why is he honoring King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia? No really, why?

– Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender, criticized the media as “gossip[ing]” about the alleged times he raped underage teens

– Russia denounced the arrest of three alleged spies in the U.S. as another instance of the “anti-Russian campaign”

Middle East

– Scholar Edmund Ghareeb explains to The Real News the Kurdish fight against the Islamic State and why the fighting will continue

– Waalid Al-Saqaf, a journalist, talks to The Real News on how backwards it is for the U.S. to continue drone strikes in Yemen

– Iran, angered by the death of one of their commanders by Israeli airstrikes, warned Israel through U.S. officials that the Israelis would face consequences for their actions

– It is not easy being an independent in authoritarian Arab countries jailing journalists for appearing as dissenters

– The Iraqi military said it was able to remove ISIS fighters from the province of Diyala.

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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.