The Roundup

By: Wednesday January 28, 2015 7:00 am

Good day! International Politics Overall – The new nuclear deal between the U.S. and India is just another game of geo-politics and rewarding corporations. – If President Barack Obama is leader of the free world, then why is he honoring King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia? No really, why? – Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender, criticized the media as “gossip[ing]” [...]

 

The Roundup

By: Tuesday January 27, 2015 7:00 am

Good morning! International Politics Overall – Tony Blair: Even without the non-existent weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, I would have invaded it regardless; You heard it here folks! Let’s see what Bush and co. say about this. – Even looking at the MQ9 Reaper, a drone, gives an idea on how much drone strikes are valued by [...]

The Roundup for January 26

By: Monday January 26, 2015 7:00 am

Mornin’! International Politics Overall – Journalist Max Blumenthal explains to The Real News why Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu is talking in front of U.S. Congress and what he represents; Phyllis Bennis also speaks about this, which can be found here. – Netanyahu admits this is all for show for the elections, wait I mean, he said this about the negotiations with Iran. Yeah, [...]

The Roundup

By: Saturday January 24, 2015 7:00 am

It’s Saturday morning! International Politics Overall - An interview with anthropologist Scott Atran who explains the profile of a terrorist and where they come from – Jeremy Scahill: “AQAP develops its own version of Reddit’s AMA and Twitter’s blue checkmark verification” Middle East – The Pentagon said the Islamic State lost only one percent of their territory but believes [...]

Barrett Brown Went to Jail for My Sins

By: Friday January 23, 2015 9:02 am

Peter Van Buren writes about the Barrett Brown case, arguing this was a test case for a US government seeking to find ways to deal with sites like WikiLeaks that publish classified information.

The Roundup

By: Friday January 23, 2015 7:00 am

Mornin’! International Politics Overall – This article is right on how jokes made against Muslims usually end up as propaganda for interventions – William Blum: “Murdering Journalists…Theirs and Ours” – It seems Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Congress was made after an Israeli ambassador started talks Middle East – Even with desalination plants in Gaza, [...]

The Roundup

By: Thursday January 22, 2015 7:00 am

Hey there folks! International Politics Overall – Speaker of the House John Boehner invited Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu to speak in front of Congress on Iran, which is viewed as a snub to the Obama administration – The White House does not seem happy Netanyahu is coming as he did not notify them beforehand Middle East – How fitting is it for [...]

The Roundup

By: Wednesday January 21, 2015 7:00 am

Is it Wednesday morning, already? International Politics Overall - Part eight of eight with Norman Finkelstein who explains the faults of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement - A new report found up to 4,000 people from former Soviet republics joined the Islamic State Middle East – The United Nations reported ISIS was executing many civilians, especially educated women, in Iraq [...]

The Roundup

By: Tuesday January 20, 2015 7:00 am

Good morning! International Politics Overall – Interestingly, peer pressure is more effective than propaganda when getting recruits to join the Islamic State Middle East – The news for Iraq keeps getting worse as agricultural fell by 40 percent as a result of ISIS – A Palestinian Authority official said going to the International Criminal Court to charge Israeli [...]

The Roundup for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By: Monday January 19, 2015 7:00 am

Good day folks! International Politics Middle East – On Saturday, at least 18 people were killed in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of bombings. – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not go to the rally in Paris last week to show solidarity. There’s an election coming up and the rally was valuable political points for him. - Part seven [...]

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