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International Politics

Overall

– A Russian official warned the Islamic State may be operating in Russia, specifically in the North Caucasus region where Muslims live

Middle East

– A noteworthy piece about the history of Israel and how its leaders were over-zealous about slandering its enemies

– A Palestinian was killed by Israeli security forces after the funeral of a Palestinian

– Two separate bombing attacks in Baghdad led to the deaths of at least eight people

– ISIS is now marching to Damascus after capturing the Yarmouk refugee camp

Asia and Oceania

– The Pakistani government, through a vote in its parliament, decided not to join the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

Europe 

– Attorney Dimitri Lascaris joins The Real News to talk about Greece’s foreign policy objectives in terms of the European Union and Russia

– Russia criticized Ukraine’s decision to ban Soviet symbols and names as “totalitarian

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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.