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In honor of OK Computer being archived by the Library of Congress, I place today a quasi-song off the album. Expect a post about the album later in the week.

International Politics

Overall

– Pew: While 49 percent of Americans support U.S. negotiations with Iran, 63 percent do not believe Iran is serious

– Journalist Tim Shurrock asks a very important question: “Can the United States Own Up To Its War Crimes During the Korean War?

– Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked for Saudi Arabia to liberate Indians held in Yemen

– Hillary Clinton: U.S.-Israeli relations must return to “constructive footing

Middle East

– Due to missiles from Saudi planes, at least 40 displaced civilians were killed in Yemen

– Meanwhile, in Aden, Yemen, things are becoming unstable as no security, food shortages and power cuts are jeopardizing the safety of residents there

– Ali Abunimah: “Israeli government spreads racist caricature of Arabs on Facebook, Twitter

Asia and Oceania

– For the second time, a blogger in Bangladesh was murdered possibly for his atheist views

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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.