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International Politics

Overall

– A former Polish president believes it is possible to apply pressure onto Russian President Vladimir Putin by joining in solidarity against him

– The Egyptian government is now mediating between Libya and Russia to provide Russian arms to militias in Libya

– Qatar recalled its ambassador to Egypt after facing hostility for its criticize of airstrikes in Libya

– To defeat the Islamic State, the West would need to focus more on the Internet to win in the game of propaganda

Middle East

– The parents of Rachel Corrie, an American activist murdered by an Israeli bulldozer, join The Real News to talk about the latest Israeli Supreme Court decision that let Israel off the hook

– The Iraqi air force will air lift citizens from a town under siege by the Islamic State to safety

– Countries in the Middle East, like Israel and Saudi Arabia, believe the U.S. will replace them with Iran

– At least 10 people were killed in Iraq in two separate bombings with many more injured

– An Israeli officer said he was not worried about a probe by the International Criminal Court

– A Jordanian official said fighting terrorism is like a “third world war” as it is “unprecedented” in history

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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.