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Awesome, we’re back online! In case you want the Roundup for the days we were down, I collected as much as I could for a special Roundup that can be found here.

May Laurie Becklund and David Carr rest in peace.

International Politics


– Two people were killed in Copenhagen by a Danish citizen. Authorities later found and fatally shot the gunman.

 Jacobin Magazine sits down with Noam Chomsky to discuss different issues throughout the world, like the Islamic State, and the future of the world

– Over at The Intercept, they speak with Fahim Ahmad, who was arrested in 2006 for plotting to kill lawmakers and blow up power stations. Ahmad describes what made him become a radical.

– The UN Security Council passed a resolution calling for the Yemeni government to give up control or they’ll, uh, well, do something.

Middle East

– Juan Cole: “‘American Terrorist’: Middle East reacts to murder of three Muslim-American Students in North Carolina

– Indeed, at least 1,000 demonstrated in Qatar against the attack that took place in Chapel Hill

– Tony Blair: There will be more conflict in Gaza should conditions not improve

– It cannot be denied, as a result of ISIS, relations between the Kurds and the Iraqi government have improved in recent years

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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.