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International Politics

Overall

– Part two of three with Craig and Cindy Corrie about going to Israel and seeing not only solidarity from Israelis, but also stratification in Israeli society as well

– Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi supported a regional force to intervene in Yemen, where the “stooges of Iran” are. Even Yemen’s president said the same about the Shiite rebels

– Saudi Arabia criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin for being a hypocrite when it comes to peace in the Middle East

Middle East

– Journalist Walid Al-Saqaf joins The Real News to talk on how the conflict in Yemen is more of a conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia than sectarian tensions

– Juan Cole: “What’s Really Behind the Saudi Attack on Yemen

– Are you unsure as to what is happening in Yemen? Came in too late or ignored it? This post can provide a summary of what’s going on.

– Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: This deal happening between P5+1 and Iran is worse than we imagined; You can read more on the intense talks here

– Ali Abunimah: “Arab states should “strike” Gaza like Yemen, says advisor to Mahmoud Abbas

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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.