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International Politics


– Russia and Argentina announced energy and investment deal together worth billions

– Part one of two with Alnoor Ladha, executive director of The Rules, on the negative consequences of the World Bank’s policies

– The U.S. called for Iran to stop “fanning the flames” in Yemen; The U.S. does realize it has more important matters to deal with, right?

Middle East

– Both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip are not similar as there are different cultures in them

– Syria announced it return highly-enriched uranium back to China

– Governments throughout the Middle East will spend at least $18 billion on arms, which means peace will have to sit on the sidelines a little bit more

Asia and Oceania

– John Pilger: “Australia Again Wages War on Its Own People

– Even though it snubbed the Saudis over Yemen, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said there was solidarity between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan

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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.