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International Politics


– Today is the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide caused by the then-Ottoman Empire

– Actress Angelina Jolie criticized the United Nations for failing to take action in Syria

– Pakistan criticized the botched drone strikes killing an Italian and American hostage as an example of the “risks and unintended consequences” of the policy

– Glenn Greenwald: “The Key War on Terror Propaganda Tool: Only Western Victims Are Acknowledged

– Indeed, the Obama administration should apologize for all the other innocent people killed by drone strikes

Middle East

– More than 550 people in Yemen are dead as a result of fighting and air strikes

– At least seven people were killed in bombings across Iraq

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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.