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International Politics

Overall

– Pew: Citizens in both the U.S. and Japan say they trust each other and both do not trust China

– In a joint press conference, the leaders of Iran and Turkey called for fighting to end in Yemen

– The Red Cross warned a “catastrophic” situation would develop in Aden, Yemen, should fighting continue

– The White House announced a nearly $1 billion deal where the U.S. will send military vehicles and equipment to Pakistan

Middle East

– It is fair to say the Islamic State originates from the capitalist system’s contradictions

– Speaking of ISIS, they fought with the Iraqi army in the city of Tikrit

Asia and Oceania

– The head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards said he supported the agreement with the West

– China announced it would keep tabs on all tourists entering China as it would record any instance of inappropriate behavior

 

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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.