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International Politics

Overall

– The editor of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, a major German newspaper, admitted he wrote stories for the CIA and other journalists in West do the exact same thing to push for war.

– Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said Israel could be a mediator in talks between Ukraine and Russia

– An interview with Elisabeth Guigou, a French lawmaker, who explains the role of France in the Iran-P5+1 negotiations

Middle East

– Some Sunni Arab groups in Iraq prefer the Islamic State as allies as they do not believe the Iraqi government will protect them

– Juan Cole: “Ironies of Empire: US now Allied with Shiites Trained by Assassinated Hizbullah Leader

– Using fake, but attractive female picturs, hackers were able to get battle plans of Syrian rebels through their computers

– Gareth Porter: “Netanyahu’s Phony War

– The bodies of 25 Yazidis were found in northern Iraq as officials say they were killed by Islamic State fighters

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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.