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International Politics

Overall

– Attorney Michael Ratner joins The Real News to talk about the success of the BDS campaign and the resistance against it

– History is written in the eyes of the victor, even if the victor lost the Vietnam War

– An investigation by the United Nations found Israel to blame for bombing schools in Gaza last year; That was really obvious and reported at the time

– Secretary of State John Kerry would support Iran in bringing Yemen’s rebels to peace talks

Middle East

– Iran called for nuclear powers in the Middle East to disarm, especially Israel

– In just one week (key word: one), nearly 120 air strikes were carried out by U.S.-led forces

– It is not as if ultra-Orthodox Israeli Jews oppose the IDF. Rather, they oppose conscription

– A Yemeni official said stranded citizens overseas would be able to come back to their home

– Rebels groups in Syria believe the Syrian regime is losing its grip in the country

– At least 20 people were killed as a result of car bombings in Iraq’s capital

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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.