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International Politics

Overall

– Gallup: Out of a group of the U.S., EU, China and Germany, Russia received the least support at 22 percent as a global leader

– Part four of eight with John Kiriakou about his time in Greece as well as the U.S. perspective on Iraq from the 1990s to the 2000s

– The Pentagon do not believe the leader of the Islamic State was injured in an airstrike

Middle East

– The Obama administration is glad Saudi Arabia stopped its air strikes against Yemen; But you supported it in the beginning…

Africa

– Mohamed Morsi, former Egyptian president, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for arresting and torturing demonstrators

Europe 

– Attorney Dimitri Lascaris speaks with The Real News about the situation in Greece and why concessions may be brought up by the troika

– The International Organization for Migration warned the deaths of migrants in Mediterranean exponentially soared

– Hungary denounced FBI director James Comey and joined Poland in declaring Comey’s comments on both countries’ role in the Holocaust as insensitive

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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.