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What We Are Reading…August 27, 2014

Seven countries join US in arming Iraqi Kurds against ISIL The Indian Express Seven countries, including Italy, France and the UK, have joined the American effort to arm the Kurdish forces in northern Iraq against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a terrorist...

Iran Negotiations Update

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is slated to meet with the European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Brussels on Monday, September 1st to discuss Iran’s nuclear program. This occurs during an extension of the deadline to reach a...

What We Are Reading…August 22, 2014

Iraqi Christians reach France after fleeing Islamists BBC News France has welcomed about 40 Iraqi Christian refugees who were flown to Paris from Irbil in Iraqi Kurdistan.   Shi’ite militia kill dozens of Iraqi Sunnis in mosque shooting Raheem Salman and Alexander...

What We Are Reading…August 20, 2014

Clashes Erupt as Liberia Imposes Quarantine to Curb Ebola Norimitsu Onishi / NY Times Liberia’s halting efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak spreading across parts of West Africa quickly turned violent on Wednesday when angry young men hurled rocks and stormed...