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International Politics

Overall

– Gareth Porter: “Why Iran Must Remain a US Enemy

– The United Nations envoy to Yemen will once again attempt peace talks involving Saudi Arabia and Yemen

– The Obama administration is committed to standing with a unified and democratic Iraq

Middle East

– At least two Saudi Arabian civilians died and five soldiers were captured due to of Yemeni rebels

– Palestinians do not trust the Palestinian Authority and believe corruption is increasing under PA rule

– Glenn Greenwald: “Samples of Israeli Horrific Brutality and War Criminality in Gaza

Africa

– For South Africa, the “Rainbow Nation,” xenophobia is rising as a major issue in society and it is worth following what the consequences of this will be

Europe 

– The Irish are saying “enough” to the powers at the top in Ireland over the introduction of a water tax

– It is fair to say racism and ignorance fuel support for the UK Independence Party

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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.