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International Politics

Overall

– Arun Gupta: “How ISIS Became the Face of Evil

– Venezuela is, indeed, suffering from external and internal problems, but Venezuela cannot be easily disregarded as an authoritarian regime

– An expert on torture from the United Nations accused the U.S. of refusing to help in his investigation on torture at Guantanamo Bay

– Russia may be on board with a blockade of Islamic State strongholds in Libya if the U.N. passes a resolution for a naval blockade

– Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador after Sweden cut its military ties over human rights concerns

Middle East

– Illegal settlements in the West Bank continue to rise and the Israeli government just stares

– Reporters Without Borders criticized Shiite militia for their “harassment” of journalists in Yemen

– Physicians for Human Rights said the Syrian government killed nearly 600 doctors and medical workers

– Sam Knight: “Atrocities revealed by ABC News just latest chapter in decade of U.S.-backed Iraqi ‘war crimes’

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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.