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Syria/Turkey News - Aug 12, 2015

U.S. denies reaching agreement with Turkey on Syria 'safe zone' - Reuters

VIDEO: US denies any Pact with Turkey on Safe Zone in Syria - YouTube

Turkey PM: Syria no-fly zone needed - BBC News

VIDEO: Turkey PM Ahmet Davutoglu pledges Syria 'safe zone' - BBC News

Ankara says Turkish, US forces to hit ISIL, Kurdish militants if entered ’safe zone’ -

State Dept: US will not allow Turkey to attack PYD in Syria - Rudaw

U.S. Shelves Its $500M Syrian Rebel Army - The Daily Beast

Islamic State attacks Syrian rebels near Turkish border in an area where Turkey and the United States aim to create an area free of the jihadist group - Reuters

Al-Qaida affiliate ceases fighting ISIS in parts of Syria, orders fighters to stand down in parts of the country where Turkey intends to create a 'safe zone’ - The Guardian

Ahrar al-Sham announces support for ISIS-free Syria zone - Middle East Online

Ahrar al-Sham’s Political Office has posted an English version of its statement on Turkey’s “safe zone” in N Syria - Charles Lister on Twitter

Turkmen fighters arrive in Syria to launch the first phase of a joint U.S.-Turkish initiative to establish an Islamic State-free zone - IBTimes

Syrian Rebels Are Using Turkish Lira In ISIS-Free Zone -

New Coalition Airstrikes Destroy ISIL Infrastructure in Syria, Iraq -

Source on ground, who listened in to Nusra walkie talkie, tells me Nusra said 50 fighters dead after coalition strikes. 20 injured - Jenan Moussa on Twitter

As Rifts Open Up in Syria’s al-Qaeda Franchise, Secrets Spill Out - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

ISIS Takes Aim at Its Toughest Foes in Southern Syria- The Daily Beast

Two days ceasefire agreed between Syrian army and rebels in three Syrian towns - sources - Reuters


Saudi Arabia rejects Russian calls to work with Assad against IS - Yahoo News

VIDEO (English): Lavrov and Saudi's al-Jubeir disagree about Syria and Assad - YouTube

Proposed UN Statement Would Back Preparatory Talks on Syria - ABC News



Turkey's strikes on Kurds could drag US into new front, Pentagon sources fear - Fox News

Report claims Turkey gave US only 10 minutes warning before strikes on PKK - Middle East Eye

PKK should bury arms, ceasefire not enough: Erdoğan -

VIDEO: Erdoğan: PKK should bury arms, ceasefire not enough, airstrikes will continue until 'not one terrorist is left' - YouTube

PKK claims responsibility for Monday's suicide bombing and a subsequent armed attack on a police station - Anadolu Agency

Swaggering Gunmen on Camera as PKK Targets Turkish Towns - Bloomberg Business

Turkish warplanes strike PKK targets in southeast - US News

Erdoğan seeks damages from HDP leader Demirtaş -

HDP deputy claims Turkey handed over YPG fighters to al-Nusra-allied group -

Diplomatic crisis between Ankara, Tehran as FM's visit delayed - Cihan Politics News


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Turkey News - Aug 10, 2015

Kurdish rebels attack police, military in Turkey, policeman killed - Reuters

Report: 7 hurt in bomb attack at Istanbul police station - The Sun Herald

VIDEO: 5 police, 2 civilians injured in blast at Istanbul police station, protest against PKK ensues - YouTube

Anti-goverment protests in Cizre turn violent after three people killed and seven wounded in clashes between Turkey police and PKK - Aganecy

VIDEO: Pro-Kurdish protesters clash with Turkey police in Cizre (Part 1) - YouTube

VIDEO: Kurds clash with Turkey police in Cizre (Part 2) - YouTube

Nearly 400 Kurdish rebels killed in 2 weeks of Turkey airstrikes: report - Yahoo News

Turkish authorities launch probe into video of handcuffed Kurdish villagers lying face down -

VIDEO (English Subs): Turkish police chief shouts Kurdish villagers handcuffed and lying face down - YouTube

Thousands attend demonstration in Istanbul calling on peace between Turkey and PKK -

VIDEO: Thousands gather in Istanbul to protest against the Turkish government's intensified military offensive on PKK targets (Part 1) - Reuters

VIDEO: Istanbul peace protest calls for end of hostilities with PKK (Part 2) -

Thousands of Kurds in Germany march against Turkish air strikes - Yahoo News

VIDEO: Kurds in France and Germany protest Turkish military actions - YouTube

Brussels rally calls on US, Europe to help stop Turkish attacks - Rudaw

German FM: End of Turkey’s peace process would be fatal -

Europe 'rejects' extradition of nearly 650 PKK and leftish suspects -

Turkey's pursuit of Kurdish rebels threatens to further destabilize the region - The Washington Post

Minister: Turkey will not give Syrian refugees right to work -

Turkey faces credit downgrade risk by year end -



Pro-Kurdish party leader Demirtas urges the PKK to 'remove its finger from the trigger' and the government to launch peace talks - Yahoo News

Demirtaş visits family of slain soldier, calls for peace -

HDP says negotiations for settlement should be with Öcalan-led delegation -

Öcalan demands PKK and Turkey to stop the fighting, return to the table of negotiations - ARA News

Peshmerga chief urges PKK to leave Iraq’s Kurdish region - Anadolu Agency

VIDEO: Rifts among Kurdish parties over KRG call on PKK to leave Iraq's Kurdistan - YouTube

VIDEO: PKK leader: Turkey is protecting IS by attacking Kurds - BBC News

Ambulances ferry ISIL terrorists between Turkey and Syria, CHP report says -

Kurdish Forces Discover Network of Tunnels Connecting Towns on Opposite Sides of the Syrian-Turkish Border - BasNews

Turkey intentionally late in action against ISIL recruiters: Report -

YPG accuses Turkey of handing over six Kurdish fighters to Nusra Front, facing the risk of execution - ARA News

Another Jabhat al-Nusra judicial document for execution of individuals for fornication and homosexuality - Aymenn J Al-Tamimi on Twitter

US deploys six F-16 jets with 300 personnel to Turkey for IS fight - Yahoo News

Russia's Lavrov says U.S. must work with Assad to fight Islamic State - Yahoo News

Islamic State kills 37 rival insurgents in Syria's Aleppo province: monitor - Reuters

ISIS battles Syria rebels for key supply lifeline near Turkey border crossing: activists - THE DAILY STAR

Islamic State is led by more than 100 of Saddam's former officers - AP

Terra Incognita: Are Saddam-era soldiers secretly behind the rise of Islamic State? No. - Jerusalem Post

REPORT: A Snapshot of the Islamic State's Official Media Output - The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

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Syria/Turkey News - Aug 8, 2015

Attack on Syrian rebels raises questions about how a small ragtag group of U.S.-trained forces was sent into battle - AP

Pentagon says Syrian training program no longer seen as major way to fight Islamic State, praises Syrian Kurdish forces - Miami Herald

CENTCOM insists it’s in regular contact with US-trained Syrian rebels despite reports that it had lost track of many of the fighters - U.S. Stripes

VIDEO: US-trained Syria troops 'not supported', senior rebel says the US failed to protect Division 30 when it came under attack by Nusra - BBC

US-trained Syrian rebels refuse to fight Nusra Front after kidnappings, also opposes American air strikes carried out against the al-Qaida-linked fighters - The Guardian

Arab media are laughing at the Pentagon, see US-trained anti-Islamist force as only fit to ‘play paintball’ - Jerusalem Post

Nusra militants evacuate headquarters near Aleppo to avoid U.S.-led strikes - ARA News

The Nusra Front’s internal purges, two top leaders arguing for total war against the Islamic State dumped - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

VIDEO: Pushing Back the Islamic State: The Kurdish Battle for Rojava - VICE News

As Iran Rises in the Mideast, Kurds Benefit in Iraq and Syria -

Syria says fight against Islamic State must include Damascus - Daily Mail Online

Assad must leave or forced to: Saudi FM - KUNA



Obama To Turks: Don't Use The War On ISIS To Bomb The Kurds -

US defends itself, claims agreement with Turkey not a betrayal of Kurds -

PKK calls on US to be part of the peace process by bringing Turkish and Kurdish sides around a negotiation table -

Kurdish leader Demirtas seeks EU help in peace talks with Turkey - Al Bawaba

Five killed as PKK continues its attacks in Turkey -

VIDEO: Kurds clash with Turkish police in two southeastern towns - YouTube

'There Will Be a Civil War in Turkey': Welcome to Cizre, the 'Center of Kurdish Resistance' - VICE News

PKK guerrillas: We will stay in Iraq until war is finished - Rudaw

Arab league condemns Turkey’s PKK operations -

Medvedev says legitimacy of Turkey’s air strikes in Iraq ’doubtful’ -

Academics call on government to restore peace in Turkey -



U.S. Central Command: One year in, officials assess anti-ISIL progress -

Pentagon on the year long anti-ISIL campaign: "the true situation shows a waning insurgency, losing ground on nearly every front" -

Dozens of Syrian Christians missing and believed to be captives of the Islamic State after it seizes town - The New York Times

Islamic State executed 2,000 Iraqis in Mosul region since takeover: Iraq defense minister - Yahoo News

Kurdish official says ISIS executed 19 girls for refusing to have sex with fighters - Daily Mail Online

Artificial intelligence decodes Islamic State strategy, Roadside bombs more likely after air campaigns (VIDEO) - BBC News

REPORT: Mining for Causal Relationships: A Data-Driven Study of the Islamic State -

What it takes to join the Islamic State, a prospective jihadist is subjected to information based on books, publications and fatwas, accompanied by military training - Al-Monitor

If You Retweet an ISIS Message, You’re Being Recorded by the F.B.I. -

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Focus: Hillary Clinton - Aug 6, 2015

FBI looking into the security of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail setup - The Washington Post

Hillary Clinton campaign responds to FBI inquiry, 'she did not send nor receive any emails that were marked classified at the time' - MSNBC

Stated Dept: we have not seen anything that former Secretary Clinton has given to us that should have been classified at the time - CBS News

Clinton Lawyer Cleared by the State Department to Hold Potentially Classified Material in Her Emails - Washington Free Beacon

Intelligence watchdog was denied access to Clinton emails by the State Department - Washington Examiner

VIDEO: State Department Press Briefing, Clinton emails questions start at 1:30 min - YouTube

Former Intel Officials Call for Revocation of Clinton and Her Confidants’ Security Privileges - Washington Free Beacon

Text of the letter of former intelligence officials to John Kerry to revoke classified privileges for Clinton, as well as her confidants -

Interview with Former State Dept. Employee: No One Else Could Do What Hillary Clinton Did Without an Investigation - Breitbart

Former State Dept. Employee op/ed: What everyone with a Top Secret security clearance knows – or should know -

New documents suggest Clinton's email server may have crashed - Washington Examiner

State Department review scrubs sensitive information, now marked classified, from latest Clinton email release - McClatchy DC

Data in Clinton’s ‘secret’ emails came from 5 intelligence agencies - McClatchy DC

Judge orders Hillary Clinton and her top aides to provide details about their email arrangement to a court while under penalty of perjury.- Washington Examiner

Former Clinton spokesman turns over 20 boxes calling into question the extent to which top aides to the former secretary of state also engaged in controversial email practices - POLITICO

POLL: Hillary Clinton’s Emails: 69% Want Special Prosecutor To Investigate – Hillary Daily

Sen. Grassley puts hold on State Dept nominee until he gets more information about the email practices of Clinton and her top brass - POLITICO

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin linked to Bill Clinton's 'enterprises' -

Huma planned party for Clinton pal on taxpayers’ dime - New York Post



POLL: Hillary Clinton’s popularity drops sharply in WSJ/NBC poll - MSNBC

POLL: Hillary Clinton Loses Ground With White Women in WSJ/NBC Poll - WSJ

POLL: Sanders in ‘statistical tie’ with Clinton in New Hampshire, attracting 36 percent to Clinton's 42 percent among likely primary voters - Fox News

POLL: Democrats Want Biden to Run in Zogby Poll - Newsmax

Wary On Trade, Iowa Unions Aren't Ready for Hillary Clinton - Bloomberg Politics

Martin O'Malley: DNC trying to 'circle the wagons' around Clinton, by limiting the number of debates between the party’s candidates - MSNBC

Hillary Clinton’s Mega-Donors Are Also Funding Jeb Bush - The Daily Beast

Hillary Clinton adds another Hamptons fundraiser - POLITICO

Hillary and Bill Clinton release 8 years of tax returns, paid $44 million in federal taxes from 2007 through 2014 on gross income totaling $139 million - Bloomberg

The Clinton family's byzantine financial arrangements disclosed - Washington Examiner

The Clinton Charity Case, A nearly $15 million tax write-off for donations to the family foundation - WSJ

Half of Clintons’ Charitable Giving in 2014 Went to Their Own Foundation - Washington Free Beacon

Bill Clinton Bagged $16 Million from Company that Received Millions from Hillary's State Dept. - Breitbart

Swiss bank's donations to Clinton Foundation increased after Hillary intervention in IRS dispute, she may have interfered with US program against offshore banks - Fox News

Chelsea Clinton’s Clinton Foundation Role, NBC Stint, and Rise to Power - Vanity Fair

Hillary Clinton Secret Service Assignment Considered Punishment By Agents, Author Claims -

In 2011 and 2012 Hillary Clinton waged a secret war on the governments of Libya and Syria, with the approval of Obama and the congressional leadership from both parties - Fox News

The Obama-Hillary Libya debacle - Power Line

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Syria/Turkey News - Aug 5, 2015

Al Qaeda affiliate Nusra Front hunting down U.S.-trained Syrian rebels, more believed captured: source - Reuters

U.S.-trained Syria rebel believed killed in fighting with Nusra Front: sources - Reuters

U.S backed Division 30 losses: July 30 - 8 captured. July 31 - 5 killed, 18 wounded, 20 captured. August 3 - 5 captured - Charles Lister on Twitter

U.S backed Division 30: Yet another Pentagon's failure in Syria - The News Hub

U.S. drones flying out of Incirlik Air Base in Turkey defending Syrian rebels from Nusra Front - NBC News

Pentagon: US not at war with Assad, “The people we are training and equipping are pledged to fight ISIL and only ISIL - PressTV

A US warning that it would use its air power to defend Pentagon-trained rebels should they be attacked by Syrian troops was met with scepticism by officials in Damascus - AFP

US, Turkey agree to keep Syrian Kurds out of proposed border zone - WSJ

US support of Syrian Kurds ruffles Turkey's feathers - Al-Monitor

Syrian Kurds set terms for partnership with Assad, official of YPG group battling ISIL says they are willing to coordinate with anyone who is ready for democracy - Al Jazeera

Russia Seeks Coalition on Islamic State While It Backs Assad - Bloomberg Business

Russia not planning to send troops to fight ISIS in Syria: Putin’s spokesman - RT News

At least 11 IS militants killed in US-led coalition airstrikes on their headquarter in al- Mayadin - Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Jihadists in Syria honor Mullah Omar, praise Taliban’s radical state - The Long War Journal

Why haven’t Syrian banks collapsed under sanctions and war? - The Washington Post



Report: Turkish Jets Attack PKK Targets in Southeast Turkey - ABC News

Three soldiers killed by PKK in southeast amid violence outbreak -

VIDEO: Three killed by PKK mine in southeast Turkey: security sources - Reuters

PKK attacks Turkey's halted Shah Deniz gas pipeline - Yahoo News

EU, US call for Turkish restraint against Kurds, urge the PKK to renounce violence and re-engage in peace talks - VOA

CHP, HDP seek to reduce tension, call on PKK to stop violence -

Demirtaş says PKK ready to return to negotiations, quoting a senior PKK figure -

It’s never late to call for peace: Demirtaş -

ISIL revealed to have conducted reconnaissance before Suruç bombing -

ISIS fighters throw man from a building in Iraq for being gay (PHOTOS) - Daily Mail Online

Islamic State Circulates Sex Slave Price List - Bloomberg Business

Islamic State Yazidi Slaves: Thousands Remain In ISIS Captivity As Iraqi Kurdistan Marks One Year Since Sinjar Massacre - IBTIMES

Yazidis Demand UN Action Against ISIS on 1st anniversary of attack -

Islamic State launches Android app for news and recruitment - IBTimes

ISIS or Al Qaeda? American Officials Split Over Top Terror Threat - The New York Times

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Syria/Turkey News - Aug 2, 2015


US-backed rebel group flees north Syria HQ after clash with Nusra - THE DAILY STAR

Saga of U.S trained Syria rebels continues. Nusra attacks their HQ. 5 dead, 18 injured & 20 captured out of 60 - Jenan Moussa on Twitter

Al Qaeda’s branch in Syria says it captured US-backed rebels - The Long War Journal

Nusra statement: About Division 30 and Assistance of the Coalition Airplanes With Bombing Nusra (English) -

VIDEO (Arabic): Nusra publishes video of abducted U.S trained Syrian rebels including an interview with one of them - YouTube

According to the New York Times U.S officials thought Nusra would welcome U.S trained rebels as an ally in its fight against Islamic State - Jenan Moussa on Twitter

Syria's rebel fighters recruited to fight Isis, but captured and beaten by Jabhat al-Nusra for 'collaborating with crusaders' - The Independent

More on the relationship between U.S backed rebel group Division 30 and Al-Qaida affiliate Nusra Front - Juan Cole

According to local sources Turkey opens its border for Al Nusra - ANF

Al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria flaunts U.S.-made TOW anti-tank missiles - Al Arabiya News

Qaeda-led court executes 10 in Syria's Aleppo, two were accused of adultery and the rest of collaboration with the Syrian government: monitor - Yahoo News



Syrian Kurds Accuse Turkey Of Attacks, Ask U.S. For Explanation -

Ascendant Kurds emerge from Syrian civil war as major power player - The Guardian

US commander Killea hails Kurdish group opposed by Turkey, 'YPG for the coalition against ISIL has been a very reliable partner' -

VIDEO: Marine Corps Brigadier General Kevin J. Killea on the coalition against ISIL -

YPG kills 25 IS militants and drags their bodies at the outskirts of the city of al- Hasakah - Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

VIDEO: Hasakah : Syrian Army 104th Repulican Guards and Tribal Fighters capture the Central Prison from ISIS -

Syrian army advances on plain after rebel offensive: activists - THE DAILY STAR

25 Syria rebels killed in failed Aleppo attack - Al Arabiya News



Turkey military presses ahead with strikes against PKK in northern Iraq, as many as 28 F-16 jets raid 65 PKK targets -

Turkish Airstrikes Kill Nine Civilians in Kurdistan Region, Local villagers ask PKK to leave the area - BasNews

Witnesses tell the massacre in Zergêle village in Kandil caused by Turkey bombing (VIDEO) - ANF

PHOTOS: Photos of civilians killed by Turkish airforces in village near mountain Kandil -

VIDEO: Turkish F16 hit kurdish village killing civilians -

Turkey says ’saddened’ over reports of civilian deaths in air strikes, vows probe -

Iraqi Kurdish regional government asks PKK to 'withdraw' to prevent civilian deaths amid Turkish airstrikes targeting the group - AP

KRG condemns PKK attack on Turkey's oil pipeline -

Sources: Turkey Military operations 'kill 260 PKK terrorists’ - Anadolu Agency

HDP leader Demirtas denies his brother injured in air strikes on PKK in northern Iraq -

Turkey has not struck IS targets since 24 July, but strikes against PKK targets have continued every night since then - Alev Scott on Twitter

Turkey used 3 planes to strike IS targets in Syria on night of 23-24 July. The next night it used 75 planes to hit PKK targets in Iraq - Alev Scott on Twitter


Kurds Claim Turkish Airstrikes on PKK Destroyed Health Clinic in Iraqi Kurdistan -

2 Soldiers Dead, 24 Wounded in PKK Suicide Attack in Turkey: Officials - ABC News

PKK military wing HPG: At least 14 soldiers and 2 police officers killed in the past days - ANF

We are ready to sacrifice our sons, Davutoğlu says amidst terror attacks -

Turkish prime minister Davutoglu op-ed : We will stop at nothing to defeat terrorism - The Washington Post

Police break up march in Turkey demanding PKK leader's freedom - Middle East Eye

HDP co-chairs file complaints against Erdogan, Davutoglu for swaying judiciary -


HDP co-leader Yuksekdag faces propaganda investigation - Anadolu Agency

There are ‘preparations’ to close HDP, says co-leader Demirtaş -

Are Turkish courts delaying trials of IS militants? - Al-Monitor

The one who got away: 40 Indian workers in Mosul were abducted and 39 killed by the Islamic State - Fountain Ink Series

US Report: ISIS Still Kidnapping and Selling Women -

al-Ḥayāt Media Center presents a new magazine issue from The Islamic State: “Istok #2″ - JIHADOLOGY

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Syria/Turkey News - July 31, 2015


U.S.-backed Syrian group says Nusra abducted its leader and members, a blow to U.S. efforts to train fighters to combat ISIS - Al Arabiya

US moves to quash reports on Syria trainees captured by al-Nusra - Middle East Eye

Despite Pentagon Denial, Reports Confirm That U.S.-Trained Syrian Rebels Were Kidnapped By Al-Qaeda Almost Immediately - PJ Tatler

If u want to know more about U.S trained rebel group allegedly captured by an Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, read this - Jenan Moussa on Twitter

Kidnapping of Pentagon-Trained Fighters in Syria Is New Hurdle for U.S. Effort - The New York Times

Pentagon price tag for Syrian rebels: $4 million each - POLITICO

Pentagon: Cost of War Against ISIS Already Exceeds $3 Billion - Breitbart

US, Turkey differ over how to fight IS from Incirlik air base, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Bilgic: support for the YPG is not one of the elements of the agreement - Asharq Al-Awsat

Syrian Kurds fear their territorial gains are at risk after Turkish action - The National

Syria Kurds’ spending plans reflect ambition as the authorities provide services for a greater population due to the territorial gains - THE DAILY STAR

Syrian Kurds refine oil for themselves for first time - Yahoo News

Turkey Seeks To Prevent Syria Kurds' Autonomy, Not Fight IS, Analysts Suggest -

Turkish military builds 2.5 meter-high, rocket-proof wall on Syria border - Todays Zaman

POLL: Majority of Turks would prefer Kurds over ISIL controlling northern Syria - Todays Zaman

ICJ acknowledges request for inquiry into Syria-bound MİT trucks - Todays Zaman

Assyrian Christians Demand Turkey Stop Bombing YPG - Breitbart

Cairo slams Turkey’s proposed safe zone in Syria, defends territorial unity -

Egypt accuses Turkey of working with the Islamic State on the Sinai Peninsula - Washington Times

Syria ‘doubts Turkey’s intentions in anti-ISIS effort’ - Al Arabiya News


Erdogan taking Turkey to war to avenge Kurdish territorial and political gains: leader of pro-Kurdish opposition Demirtas - Reuters

VIDEO: Kurd leader Demirtas attacks Turkey's 'safe zone' plan for Syria - BBC News

Demirtas: PKK withdrew from its separatist agenda 20 years ago, it is Erdogan’s fault that the PKK did not lay down their arms - Rudaw

Turkey prosecutors open probe into Kurdish leader Demirtas - France 24

Summary of proceedings prepared for Demirtas' immunity to be lifted - Todays Zaman

Erdoğan hits out at the Kurds, says their representatives have links to terrorist groups and the peace process is impossible – POLITICO

VIDEO: Erdogan responds to accusations by the head of a pro-Kurdish party - YouTube

New wave of attacks in southeastern Turkey blamed on the PKK with at least 11 police and army members killed since last week - AFP

PM’s office: 1,302 detained in 39 provinces in terror raids across Turkey targeting ISIL, the PKK and illegal extreme leftist groups - Todays Zaman

CPJ calls on Turkey to restore access to banned websites - Todays Zaman

Turkey onslaught on Kurds fuels anger - Yahoo News

VIDEO: Turkey’s Kurds condemn renewed fighting with PKK - France 24

In Iraq bastions, PKK braces for new war with Turkey - Yahoo News UK

Turkish Lira Declines as Soldier Deaths Spur Security Risk - Bloomberg Business

German defense minister cautions Turkey about attacks on PKK - Todays Zaman

Germany Wants to Withdraw Patriot Missiles From Turkey due to attacks carried out by the government forces against the Kurds - Sputnik International

Iraqi PM: Turkish Airstrikes on Kurds 'Dangerous Escalation and Violation of Sovereignty' - Breitbart

Turkey urged by Nato to show restraint as Erdogan says Kurdish peace process 'impossible' - Telegraph

UN calls on Turkey and PKK to find peaceful solution - Rudaw

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Focus: Hillary Clinton - July 29, 2015


Hillary Clinton dodges Keystone pipeline question - POLITICO

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton refuses to take a position on Keystone XL pipeline - The Guardian

VIDEO: Clinton Dodges Twice More On Keystone - YouTube

Fact sheet: Hillary Clinton's Vision for Renewable Power -

VIDEO: The Clinton plan: Taking on the global threat of climate change, Building an economy for tomorrow - Hillary for America

CHART: One Simple Chart Explains The Climate Plans Of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley - ThinkProgress

Bernie Sanders attacks Clinton: It is hard for me to understand how one can be concerned about climate change but not vigorously oppose the Keystone pipeline - POLITICO

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders on climate change - YouTube

How does Hillary's climate change plan compare to Martin O'Malley's? - Yahoo News

A Jobs Agenda for our Renewable Energy Future - Martin O'Malley for President

The holes in Hillary Clinton's climate plan, She has avoided taking stands on Keystone XL, fracking, oil exports and Arctic offshore drilling - POLITICO

Hillary Clinton's Climate-Change Plan Is Anything But Comprehensive - The New Republic

Hillary Clinton's clean energy challenge doesn't match up with climate -

Hillary Clinton has a renewable energy plan, but she still needs one for fossil fuels - Grist

Hillary Clinton’s platform on climate and energy made headlines, but it did not break much new ground - InsideClimate News

Yet another study finds that reducing carbon emissions saves Americans money - Vox

Clinton's 'clean energy' agenda would benefit her corporate allies - Washington Examiner

Clinton Solar Plan Winners Include Supporters’ Clients, Employers - Washington Free Beacon

Hillary Clinton boards private jet hours after global-warming push (VIDEO) - Daily Mail Online

Hillary Clinton campaign pledges to go 'carbon neutral,' after private jet video - Daily Mail Online



House speaker: Hillary Clinton should "come clean" and hand over private email server - Reuters

The Missing Hillary Emails No One Can Explain - The Daily Beast

Intel Community Warns: Posting Hillary's Supposedly Harmless Email Could Jeopardize National Security - Breitbart

Did Hillary doomed Stevens with ‘classified’ emails? Inspectors-general query points to info on ambassador's movements in Benghazi - WND

The Clinton Emails: Will DOJ Conduct a Real Investigation? -

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton's private email use was 'criminal’ - The Guardian

Attorney seeks oral arguments on case bringing RICO claims against Clinton Foundation - WND

Bill and Hillary Clinton's charities got £50million of British taxpayer-funded foreign aid cash - Daily Mail Online

Clinton adviser Huma Abedin earned $69,263 for the first quarter of the campaign - OmniTalk

Hillary Clinton’s $600 haircut puts Bergdorf on lockdown - Page Six

Martin O'Malley Faults Hillary Clinton for 'Closeness' to Wall Street - The New York Times

Liberal Organization Democracy for America Slams Clinton Econ. Speech - The Daily Caller

Tell Hillary Clinton to join Elizabeth Warren and Tammy Baldwin in standing up against the Wall Street revolving door - Democracy For America

Hillary Clinton aides' Wall Street links raise economic policy doubts - The Guardian

POLL: Trump leads GOP field in NBC poll; Sanders gains on Clinton -

POLL: The 2016 unpopularity contest, presidential candidates are unpopular in New Hampshire and Iowa, The one exception? Bernie Sanders - NBC News

POLL: Why Hillary Clinton’s numbers are down in the states that matter - The Washington Post

POLL: 95 Percent of Registered Voters Deem It Important That Next President Be Honest, Trustworthy - Washington Free Beacon

Barack Obama: I think if I ran I could win a third term, but I can't under our constitution - Daily Mail Online

Obama: I'd win a third term, but I can't under our constitution - YouTube

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Turkey News - July 27, 2015

Turkish Jets Hit Kurdish Militant Camps Again, Security Sources Say -

Kurdish Separatists End Cease-Fire After Turkish Airstrikes - VOA

Merkel urges Turkey to continue Kurdish peace process despite violence - DW.COM

EU’s Mogherini urges Turkey to keep Kurdish peace process alive - BasNews

Here's what the US has to say about Turkey and the PKK - Al Bawaba

NATO: North Atlantic Council to meet at Turkey's request - US News

Iraq’s Kurdistan slams Turkish airstrikes on PKK - Al Arabiya News

In a phone call to Turkish Prime Minister Davutoğlu Barzani urges Turkey to Stop Attacks on PKK - BasNews

Barzani's statement on Turkish airstrikes contradicts Davutoğlu's remarks -

The Kurdistan Parliament condemns the Turkish air campaign targeting bases of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) inside Iraqi territory - NRT English

HDP slams operations targeting the Kurdistan Workers’ Party: AKP is setting Turkey on fire - Kurdpress News Aganecy

Erdogan’s shift on Islamic State linked to Kurdish gains in Syria, implementing a safe-zone project controlled by Turkey-supported Syrian opposition forces - Al-Monitor

Le Monde publishes indictment claiming MİT involved in Paris murder of 3 PKK women -

Turkey Uses ISIS as Excuse to Attack Kurds -

Report: Seized USB drives reveal Turkey’s links to ISIL -

Report: Turkish President Erdogan's daughter heads ‘covert' medical facility for treating injured Isis fighters, These claims however could not be independently verified - IBTimes

ARCHIVE: Research Paper: ISIS-Turkey List -



Turkey policeman killed during clashes with protesters in Istanbul district of Gazi - Yahoo News

VIDEO: Turkey: Clashes erupt as activists protest Turkish airstrikes, dozens arrested - YouTube

Turkey bans 'peace march' on security concerns -

Turkish police break up anti-IS march in Ankara - theSundaily

Protesters, police clash in eastern Turkey - The Journal of Turkish Weekly


Hundreds detained in operations across Turkey and North Kurdistan - ANF

Turkey blocks Kurdish websites as Twitter and Facebook slows down -

People march from Ranya to Kandil to protest Turkish airstrikes - ANF

PHOTOS: Kurds are marching to Qandil to prevent Turkish attacks on PKK - International Brigades of Rojava

VIDEO: Hundreds of French Kurds stage demonstration in Paris against the attack by ISIL that killed 32 people, but also against the government’s bombing of PKK - euronews

Politicians, protesters in Germany condemn Turkey attacks on PKK -

Kurds and others protest against Turkey in Washington -

Jailed prosecutor says complacency towards Salafists made Suruç bombing possible -



ISIS on retreat as Syrian Kurdish forces make more territorial gains in -

Syrian army, Kurds advance against IS in Hasakeh - Yahoo News

Syrian Kurds: Turkish army tanks shelled our positions - International Brigades of Rojava

PYD Leader Muslim: Iraqi Kurdistan is Our Main Provider of Weapons - BasNews

KRG Releases Details of Weapons Sent to YPG in Rojava - BasNews

Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq -

Syrian President Bashar Assad makes rare speech, vows to crush enemies - CBS News

VIDEO (English):  Assad's Damascus speech (Full) - Al Bawaba

Syria's Assad announces amnesty for draft dodgers -Syrian TV - Yahoo News


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Focus: Hillary Clinton - July 25, 2015


Federal investigators discover classified information in Clinton emails, say those secrets should never have been on Hillary server - New York Times

GOP Lawmakers renew calls for probe of Clinton's private server - Washington Examiner

Statement by Chairman Gowdy on Reports of Classified Information in Secretary Clinton’s Emails - Select Committee on Benghazi

Hillary Clinton: The New York Times Report of Email Probe Has 'a Lot of Inaccuracies’ (VIDEO) - NBC News

Cummings Responds to Inaccurate Leaks to New York Times on Clinton Emails - Select Committee on Benghazi, Democrats

Text of the State Department and Intelligence Community inspectors general’s memos on Clinton emails -

Inspectors General's joint statement explaining that the referral was not criminal in nature, “it was a security referral made for counterintelligence purposes” - Mediaite

Text of the Intelligence Community Inspector General's letter to congressional committee leaders on Clinton emails -

VIDEO (at minute 3:00): Press Briefing of State Department spokesman Mark Toner who says they did not believe that Clinton sent classified information through her personal email - YouTube

Judge: State Department Will “Answer For” Any Destruction of Clinton Emails -

State Department Hid Clinton Aide’s Special Job Status, Grassley Charges - The American Spectator



POLL: Sanders Surges While Clinton Sags in U.S. Favorability, Hillary is at its Lowest Level Since 2007 -

Dem fears over Clinton’s strength grow after new Quinnipiac poll - TheHill

POLL: Clinton In Trouble In Colorado, Iowa, Virginia, Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll Finds - Quinnipiac University

Hillary Clinton focuses on economy amid email controversy -

VIDEO (Full): Hillary Clinton Remarks on the Economy -

Hillary Clinton Isn’t Going As Far As Her Democratic Rivals on Minimum Wage - ABC News

Wall Street Is Putting Money Behind These Presidential Candidates: Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio -

Hillary Clinton's Biggest Campaign Bundlers Are Fossil Fuel Lobbyists -

Lobbyists for Monsanto, ExxonMobil Raise Money for Hillary Clinton - Bloomberg Politics

Does Hillary Clinton have a small donor problem? -

Top Hillary Clinton Fundraisers Also Big Donors to Foundation - WSJ

Most Hillary bundlers also gave to Clinton Foundation - Washington Examiner

Clinton Foundation Tax Records Raise Questions About How Funds Are Used, Salaries of Executives Total $30 million in 2013, $8M in Travel Costs - Radar Online

Bill Clinton’s Limo Service to Hermès Cost Taxpayers $8,852 - Washington Free Beacon

Bill Clinton's half brother Roger was paid $100k to influence the president - Daily Mail Online

Arms dealer: Obama DOJ prosecuting me to protect Hillary, Claims administration covering up 2011 scheme to arm Libyan ‘rebels’ - WND


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Greece News - July 23, 2015


Greece PM Tsipras Wins Parliamentary Backing For EU Bailout Reforms -

ECB provides $980 million cash Injection to Greek banks ahead of the key vote in parliament on judicial and banking reforms - VOA

Moscovici says Greece, creditors seek to finalise bailout deal by mid-August - AFP

Greek companies forced out of business because of restrictions on foreign transfers even after banks reopened: Chamber of Commerce - Independent

Thousands protest as Greece votes on bailout bill - Yahoo News

VIDEO: Greece: Protesters throw Molotov cocktails at riot police in front of parliament - YouTube

VIDEO: Athens anti bailout deal protesters set TV van on fire - YouTube

Standard & Poor's upgrades Greece's credit rating to 'CCC+' as fears of collapse dissipate - Associated Press

Eurostat: Greek govt debt decreased compared to the first quarter of 2014, dropping by 5.5% -

It's Not Just Greece: Total European Debt Hits New All Time High - Zero Hedge

Government debt rose to 92.9% of GDP in euro area, First quarter of 2015 compared with fourth quarter of 2014 - EUROSTAT

Can Greece Get A Handle On Its Notorious Tax System? - NPR

German media eyes Greek public assets sell-off in privatization push -

Greece's EU Migrant Crisis: Thousands Of Refugees Flock To Islands As Greece Sinks Under Debt -

Greek PM Tsipras Allegedly Asked Russia for $10 Bln to Print Drachmas -

Drachma? Never heard of that: Tsipras never addressed Russia with a request to provide Greece with financial assistance in order to print its own currency, Kremlin spokesman - Cihan Economy News

Greece is more useful to Russia inside the EU than out -



German coalition in turmoil over Schäuble, Vice Chancellor Gabriel accuses the finance minister of being unreasonable over Greece - EurActiv

Awkward Alliance Running Germany Exposed by Greek Crisis - Bloomberg Business

The Man Behind the Iron Chancellor - Foreign Policy

Pierre Moscovici pushes Angela Merkel on debt relief for Greece - Irish Examiner

There is little legal basis for Wolfgang Schäuble’s claim that debt restructuring is incompatible with euro membership - EUROPP

Bernanke seeks long term Greek solutions, says Germany succeeding in a monetary union at the expense of others -

Bernanke blog post: Greece and Europe, Is Europe holding up its end of the bargain? - Brookings Institution

New IMF chief economist Maurice Obstfeld is a euro visionary - Bloomberg

IMF Brings in New Enforcer Delia Velculescu to Deal With Greece -

Sachs blog post: Germany, Greece, And The Future Of Europe -

Krugman blog post: Europe’s impossible dream: the euro has turned into a Roach Motel, a trap that’s hard to escape - The New York Times

This is what economists, like Krugman, don’t understand about the euro crisis – or the U.S. dollar - The Washington Post

EU launches € 315bn investment fund to boost Europe’s economy - RT Business

Press release: Investment Plan for Europe: European Fund for Strategic Investments ready for take-off in autumn - European Commission

VIDEO: 'Juncker’s plan' to boost EU investment - euronews

8 Projects of 6 EU Countries among First Batch to Get Funding under ‘Juncker Plan’ -

Europe’s Economy Could Grow 1.7% in 2016 - Barron’s

Why 2016 may be Europe's best year in decade -

French business confidence hits four-year high - The Guardian

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Greece News - July 21, 2015

Greece Adjusts to New Normal as Banks Reopen - US News

3 week bank shutdown cost Greek economy €3 billion: report - The Property Gazette

New Data Show How Bad Things Were for Greek Banks the Week Capital Controls Were Introduced - Bloomberg Business

Greece repays crucial €4.2bn to ECB and €2bn to IMF - Reuters

Greece does about-face, pledges privatization push - AP

Greece becomes more expensive after VAT hikes, Low VAT rates remain in medicine, theater tickets and books -

Greek VAT rises: what they pay compared to other European countries - World First Blog

Greece’s Tsipras Shakes Up Cabinet in Bid to Rebuild Government - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

VIDEO: New Greek ministers sworn in after Tsipras reshuffle - YouTube

Merkel opens the door to cutting Greek debt burden by extending maturities and reducing interest rates, but not writedowns - Bloomberg

French President Francois Hollande calls for creation of eurozone government after Greece crisis - Reuters

IMF names advocate of eurozone integration as chief economist -

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss Kahn addressing “German friends” on Greece -



Goldman Sachs Facing Heat As Greek Crisis Mounts -

How Goldman Sachs profited from the Greek debt crisis -

Did Wall Street Enable Greek Debt Crisis? - Al Jazeera America

Goldman Sachs could be sued for helping hide debts when Greece joined euro - The Independent

Greek debt crisis: Meet the Goldman Sachs banker Antigone Loudiadis who got rich getting Greece into the euro - The Independent

Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein has become a billionaire - Crain's New York Business

UK Treasury minister was managing director at Goldman Sachs which ‘cooked the books’ for Greek government - Political Scrapbook

Plenty Deserve Blame for Greece’s Woes, but Maybe Not Goldman Sachs - The New York Times

ARCHIVE: Goldman Secret Greece Loan Shows Two Sinners as Client Unravels (2012) - Bloomberg Business

VIDEO ARCHIVE: Goldman Sachs, Eurostat, and cooked Greek books - BBC

EuroZone Profiteers: How German and French Banks Helped Bankrupt Greece - Common Dreams

A Greek default would have massive repercussions for Deutsche Bank and by implication the entire European banking system - Irish Examiner

Greece’s 2010 assistance program was largely a bailout of European banks, initiated to prevent a wider banking crisis - interfluidity

ARCHIVE: It is not the people of Greece who have benefitted from bailout loans, but the European and Greek banks which recklessly lent money to the Greek State (Jan, 2015) -

ARCHIVE: Greek Bail-Out: 77% went into the Financial Sector (2013) - Attac Österreich


ARCHIVE: The Greek Debt Restructuring: An Autopsy (2013) -

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Ukraine News - July 19, 2015

'Normandy Four' leaders agree to implement Minsk accords on Ukraine by end of 2015 - UNIAN news

Russia calls Ukrainian constitutional changes inadequate, decentralization does not include defense, foreign policy, national security -

Putin stresses the establishment of direct dialogue between Kiev authorities and representatives of Donetsk and Luhansk - Sputnik 

Moscow: West should persuade Ukrainian authorities to start real national dialogue instead of encouraging Kiev’s irresponsible policy - TASS

Poroshenko: Constitutional changes stipulate no special status for Donbass, “There isn’t a single hint on federalization" - Sputnik 

Ukraine calls local elections but not in rebel-held east - US News

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Nuland sees no ground to talk about Ukraine's way to federalization, only decentralization -

Russia says US Nuland ‘jumping to conclusions’ backing Ukraine constitutional law - TASS

Nuland: In case of escalation in Donbas costs for Russia will go up -

Victoria Nuland Press Conference in Ukraine - Embassy of the United States Kyiv, Ukraine

US to punish Putin by stepping up financial sanctions if Russia does not fulfil commitment to Minsk agreement - The Independent

Separatist: Kiev didn't submit new draft law on constitution to Contact Group for discussion - TASS

Statement Of The LNR Chairman of the Government Plotnitsky On The Draft Amendments To The Ukrainian Constitution - Voices from Russia


Ukrainian law on local elections has nothing to do with the DPR: Pushilin - Novorossia Today

Lavrov and Steinmeier call for soonest Ukrainian troops’ withdrawal from Shyrokino - TASS

Ukraine Rebels Claim Readiness To Pull Back Tanks, Smaller Arms -

Strelkov Reportedly Says that Motorola, Givi Out; Zakharchenko Stripped of Guard; DNR Defense Ministry Dismantled after Moscow VIP Visit - Interpreter_Mag

Savchenko moved to Russia's Rostov region: lawyer (VIDEO) -

Right Sector to hold popular assembly in Kyiv on Tuesday -

Right Sector doesn't believe in unbiased inquiry into Mukacheve events, ready to defend its fighters -



MH17 investigators to analyse footage of Russian-backed rebels at crash site in Ukraine -

The moment Russian-backed rebels realise their momentous mistake after shooting down flight MH17 -

VIDEO: Footage reveals Russian-backed rebels arriving at the wreckage of MH17 -

TRANSCRIPT: Russian-backed rebels ransack the wreckage of MH17 in shocking 17-minute video -

MH17 Victims' Families Suing Igor Girkin, AKA Strelkov, For $900 Million - Interpreter_Mag

VIDEO: MH17 investigator: ‘Buk Missile strike most credible scenario' - BBC News

Chemical examination found submunitions from Boeing corresponding to Russian Buk missiles: Butusov -

Unraveling the mystery of MH17: A full recount of the event (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) -

MH17 In Their Own Words: Witness Testimonies on Social Media from July 17th, 2014 - bellingcat

A local resident describes seeing a rocket flew from south of Snizhne towards MH17 - MH17 Live on Twitter

SBU intercepted conversation between separatists discussing the downing of Flight MH17 - MH17 Live on Twitter

Separatist communications discussing the Buk intercepted by the SBU - MH17 Live on Twitter


Russia’s Colin Powell Moment – How the Russian Government’s MH17 Lies Were Exposed - bellingcat

Zaroshchens’ke Launch Site: Claims and Reality: A Bellingcat Investigation - bellingcat

Evidence the Russian Military Supplied the Type of Missile Used to Shoot Down MH17 - bellingcat

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Greece News - July 17, 2015

Europe moves to restore funding to Greece after bailout vote - Reuters

ECB's Mario Draghi Confirms: Greece Is Saved, Debt Relief ‘Necessary' -

VIDEO: Press conference with Mario Draghi following the meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (Full) - ECB

IMF's Lagarde sees hope for Greek debt restructure - AFP

VIDEO (and transcript): IMF chief Lagarde: Europe must do much more to help Greece, accept debt adjustments - PBS

Greece needs debt relief far beyond EU plans: Secret IMF report - Reuters

Text of the IMF’s four-page Greece debt sustainability analysis - IMF

Eurozone chief Dijsselbloem: EU loan to Greece allows the country to pay debts it owes to the International Monetary Fund so the IMF can rejoin negotiations on a third bailout -

France's Sapin says on same line as IMF on Greek debt relief - Reuters

US Treasury's Lew Presses German And French Finance Ministers on Greek Debt Relief - WSJ

Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson on Secretary Lew’s Meetings in Europe on Greece -

German parliament seen clearly backing talks on Greece aid - Reuters

Germany's Schaeuble casts doubt on chance of Greek bailout success, still thinks temporary Grexit a good idea - Reuters

Greek parliament backs bailout deal amid protests -

After a night of rioting quiet acceptance in Athens, despite protests Greece is largely supportive of Tsipras and the bailout deal - ibtimes

VIDEO: Riots in Athens over Austerity Measures & Bailout Plan - YouTube

Tsipras says Greece needs debt restructuring to exit the crisis - Channel NewsAsia

VIDEO: Alexander Tsipras' speech to the Greek Parliament: 'We had a choice: A deal we disagreed with or a chaotic default’ - The Independent

Tsipras: Early Elections Unlikely Despite Weakening Syriza Support - Sputnik International

PM Tsipras hit out at lawmakers in his leftist Syriza party for breaking ranks over the terms of Greece's bailout - Reuters

Former Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis Calls Bailout Deal Reforms 'Fiscal Waterboarding' -


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Iran News - July 16, 2015

Obama: Iran nuclear deal debate is a choice between diplomacy and war - The Guardian

Obama asks Iran deal skeptics: What's your alternative? -

VIDEO: President Obama News Conference Iran Nuclear Deal (Full) -

Obama called Putin thanking him for his role in reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program: White House - The Economic Times

Obama: US needs Iran's help in Syria - TheHill

VIDEO: Obama Unloads On Major Garrett For Rude Question on Iran hostages: 'That’s nonsense, you should know better' - YouTube

Nuclear Pact Raises Kin’s Hopes of Freedom for 3 Held in Iran - The New York Times

White House works to convince Democrats to back Iran deal - Reuters

Iran deal putting Schumer in a vise - TheHill

GOP crafts Iran deal attack plan - TheHill

2016 Republican Candidates Slam Iran Nuke Deal - NBC News

VIDEO: Dick Cheney torches Iran deal - Business Insider

AIPAC tells Congress to reject Iran deal; J Street to support it - The Times of Israel

VIDEO: Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran Nuclear Deal Poses Threat to U.S., Israel - NBC News

U.S. circulates United Nations resolution on Iran nuclear deal - CBS News

VIDEO: Iran nuclear deal: IAEA chief 'confident' over early detection - BBC News

How the nuclear deal can keep Iran from ‘cheating,’ according to a former U.N. inspector - The Washington Post

Why Is Iran's Refusal to Allow No-Notice Inspections Legit? U.S. History With Iraq - The Intercept

Iran and UN Watchdog Agree on Roadmap - The Iran Primer

Iran May Sell to Buffett-Backed Uranium Bank Under Nuclear Pact - Bloomberg Business

Here's the full text of the Iran nuclear deal - Vox



Rouhani: With nuclear deal Iran will no longer be called a world threat - Reuters

Iran's Khamenei Lends Cautious Support To Nuclear Deal, Says It Should Be Scrutinized Carefully -

Iranians dance in streets and thank Rouhani for nuclear deal, hoping it will end years of economic sanctions and international isolation - Reuters

VIDEO: Iranians celebrate a future with no sanctions after nuclear deal - YouTube

Iran Nuclear Deal: High Hopes for Economy Amid 'New Beginning’ (VIDEO) - NBC News

After Iran Nuclear Deal, Iran Poised For Large Economic Influx -

Iran nuclear deal: Which companies will benefit the most? - Fortune

Iran Nuclear Deal: Lifting Sanctions Could Transform Business For Pharmaceutical Companies, Ease Financial Roadblocks -

Looking for Lucrative Contracts Russia Quickly Maneuvers to Capitalize on Iran Nuclear Deal - The New York Times

French, German ministers plan Iran visits after nuclear deal - DW.COM

Exclusive: US defense chief Carter to travel to Saudi Arabia to discuss Iran, says Rice - Reuters

How the Pentagon got its way in Iran deal, Restrictions on advanced military weapons sales to Iran will remain in place for five to eight years - POLITICO

Syria’s Assad praises Iran deal as ‘Great victory’ - Al Arabiya News

Syrian rebels fighting Assad express concern that the nuclear deal would expand Iranian influence in the region at their expense -

Palestinians welcome Iran deal, expect similar international pressure on Israel - Haaretz Daily Newspaper

NSA documents: In 2008 Israeli special forces assassinated senior Syrian official suspected of facilitating Iran’s provision of arms and military training to Hezbollah - The Intercept

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Greece News - July 14, 2015


Greece strikes deal with eurozone, avoiding financial collapse and euro exit - AP

Text of Greece debt agreement: the eurozone summit statement in full - The Guardian

VIDEO: Press conference after European Council meeting on Greece - YouTube

Hollande’s victory: The French president never stopped hammering home the message that Greece must remain in the eurozone - POLITICO

Greek president thanks French counterpart for role in talks, Hollande hails PM Tsipras for making a 'courageous choice' -

White House says Greece deal 'credible step', cautions that there are 'still important decisions and important steps to be taken' - Business Standard News


US Treasury Secretary Lew says Greek deal important step forward, but substantial work remains to be done - TheHill


VIDEO: Lagarde: Greece Deal Good Step to Rebuild Confidence -


Greece misses new payment to IMF despite bailout deal - AFP


Greece’s Banks Are Next in Line for a European Bailout - The New York Times


ECB will wait on Greek vote before another aid move - Irish Examiner


Greek economy minister says bank recapitalisation will safeguard deposits - Reuters


Greek debt crisis: How is Greece going to spend its €86bn rescue package? -



VIDEO: Tsipras: Grexit is a 'thing of the past' - YouTube

Greek PM says secured debt restructuring and medium-term financing in a growth package - Reuters

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ statement following the conclusion of the Eurozone Summit - Prime Minister of Greece

Tsipras prepares to send bailout deal to parliament for approval facing a left-wing revolt – POLITICO

Greek bailout deal 'a new Versailles Treaty', says Yanis Varoufakis in first post-resignation interview - ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


Greek Defense Minister: This Bailout Deal Is a Coup -


Right-Wing Partner of Tsipras Criticizes Deal - The New York Times


Greek civil servants' union calls 24-hour strike for Wednesday - AFP


VIDEO: Greek protester burns Syriza flag after Tsipras accepts bailout programme - YouTube


POLL: Overwhelming majority of Greeks want to keep euro, poll shows - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide


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Greece News - July 9, 2015


US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew: Greece needs debt restructure, sustainable debt plan - Yahoo News

VIDEO: Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew: There is a Way Out of Greek Crisis (to see his remarks fast forward video to 31:00) - The Pappas Post

In Separate Phone Calls Obama Urges Merkel, Tsipras to Compromise on Emergency Financing -

U.S. At Odds With Germany Over Greek Debt Crisis (VIDEO) -

IMF chief Lagarde says debt restructuring needed in Greece, further belt-tightening and structural reforms will not be enough - La Prensa

VIDEO: IMF chief Lagarde says debt restructuring needed in Greece, financing the post-2015 sustainable development agenda - YouTube

France says 'No' to Greek euro exit, talks on Greek debt should not be taboo.: PM Valls - Yahoo News

Greece faces 'chaos and riots' unless a deal is found soon: French bank chief - The Local

POLL: Why French are easier on Greece than Germans - The Local

Noonan says Ireland favours debt restructuring for Greece -

Greek debt haircut not a taboo: Luxembourg FinMin - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Greece, euro zone can still reach a deal: EU's Moscovici - Yahoo News

Pittella: S&D Group rejects any option of Grexit. There is no Europe without Greece - Socialists & Democrats

Where did the Greek bailout money go? Most went to the banks that lent Greece funds before the crash, less than 10% was used by the government for reforming its economy - The Guardian

This chart shows how Greece's last bailout money was spent -

How Greece's Bank Bailout Benefited Greeks - Bloomberg View

How a Chaotic Greek Exit Could Wipe Out $1.4 Trillion in M&A - Bloomberg Business



Berlin rules out any steps that cut value of loans to Greece - Reuters

Meet Germany’s hard-line finance minister who won’t budge on Greece - The Washington Post

VIDEO: Schäuble says Greek debt haircut 'not allowed' - EurActiv

In a letter Economists Piketty, Sachs urge Merkel to cut Greek debt - Yahoo Maktoob News

Austerity Has Failed: Text of the Open Letter From Thomas Piketty, Jeffrey Sachs and others to Angela Merkel - The Nation

Thomas Piketty accuses Germany of forgetting history as it lectures Greece - The Washington Post

Text of the Interview of Thomas Piketty: ‘Germany Has Never Repaid its Debts. It Has No Right to Lecture Greece’ - The Wire

Europe must back away from Greek austerity cliff: Joseph Stiglitz -

Greece debt crisis: Angela Merkel faces revolt from the right for wanting to keep Athens in euro - The Independent

Merkel to visit Balkans amid Greek crisis -


Merkel Can’t Escape Greece’s Geopolitical Pull in Balkans - Bloomberg Business

Greece's Debt Crisis Is Hurting Its Even Poorer Neighbors -



Greece offers pension and tax reforms to gain new bailout - Yahoo Maktoob News

Text of Greece’s request for a 3-year loan facility to the ESM - The Financial Express

The Greek Prime Minister’s Speech in the European Parliament -

VIDEO: Boos & cheers for Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the European Parliament - BBC News

European Central Bank keeps emergency funding for Greece frozen, banks will remain shuttered through the end of the week - The Washington Post

No deal, no liquidity, ECB's Noyer tells Greece - Yahoo News

CHARTS: Greece’s debt crisis explained in charts and maps - Vox

Greek Pensioners Are Surviving On Just 120 Euros. Here's What That Buys -

Wealthy Greeks go on spending spree for Apple gadgets and jewellery as they fear they'll lose cash when banks collapse - DailyMail

The next Greek crisis: gas shortages - POLITICO

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Greece News - July 6, 2015

Greece says 'NO' to European bailout, final tally is 61 percent to 39 of voters - Talk Radio News Service

Greek PM Tsipras says Athens ready to return to negotiating table reaching a 'viable solution' with Europe - Reuters

VIDEO: Greek PM Tsipras: Athens ready to talk with Europe - YouTube

PM Tsipras demands creditors forgive a third of the Greece debt and allow delayed repayments for the rest -

The issue of our debt will now be on the negotiating table, in light of the IMF's recent report on its sustainability - Alexis Tsipras on Twitter

Our immediate priority is to restore our banking system's functioning & economic stability - Alexis Tsipras on Twitter

Varoufakis says Greek 'No' is a big Yes to democratic Europe, extends a "hand of cooperation" to its EU-IMF creditors - The Economic Times

VIDEO (English Subtitles): Varoufakis says Greece to seek common ground with European partners after ‘No’ victory, calls for debt restructuring  - News Bridgeward

Greece finance minister considers IOU currency after NO to EU Demands, reiterates that this is not a prelude to Grexit but a legal action within the monetary union -

Scenes of joy as Greece's 'No' voters celebrate victory - Channel NewsAsia

In Rural Greece, 'No' Vote Cheered - WSJ

VIDEO: Greece 'No' camp celebrates victory - YouTube

PHOTOS: Greece reacts to austerity referendum results -

In Its Worst Hour, Greece Overtakes Italy as Top Destination for Refugees - Bloomberg Business



In A Phone Conversation Merkel, Hollande Agree That Results of Greek Referendum Should Be Respected - Sputnik International

Eurozone summit on Greece confirmed for Tuesday: Tusk - Business Standard News

European Commission 'respects' Greece result: statement -

Eurogroup president Dijsselbloem issues terse statement calling Greece's 'No' vote 'very regrettable for the future of Greece - Business Insider

European Leaders Look to Chart Path Following Greek Vote - WSJ

Euro Falls as Greece Votes 'No' to Bailout Package - NBC News

TABLE: List of creditors and official exposure to Greece by country and type - Barclays

Eurozone Central Bank Now Controls Destiny of Greece’s Battered Banks - The New York Times

ECB seen keeping reduced lifeline for Greek banks after vote: sources - Yahoo Finance UK

Greek banks desperate for emergency loans after voters reject bailout - The Globe and Mail

Greek banks will not open on Monday and ATM limits will be reduced - Business Insider

Europeans tried to block IMF debt report on Greece calling for substantial debt relief - Reuters


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Greece News - July 3, 2015

Tsipras says Greece seeks ‘realistic solution’ and not to split from the Eurozone, predicts new deal within 48 hours of referendum - Irish Times

VIDEO: Tsipras says after Sunday referendum a 'no' vote would help Greece achieve more generous deal - The Guardian

Greek prime minister won't resign if Greeks vote 'yes' at referendum -

Greek PM Tsipras: Creditor deal will go to parliament if Greeks vote YES - Holger Zschaepitz on Twitter

Dijsselbloem: Greek 'no' risks place in euro zone, voters should not expect to get better terms by voting against the creditors - Reuters

Dijsselbloem’s Letter to Greek PM Tsipras: "EU Cannot Offer Further Assistance to Greece Until Referendum Result -

VIDEO: Eurogroup President Dijsselbloem: "We will simply await now the outcome of the referendum on Sunday" - YouTube

ECB extends freeze on emergency Greece funds - POLITICO

ECB's Bonnici says ECB liquidity for Greece linked to referendum result - Reuters

Greek Banks Limp Until Vote in Hope for ECB Salvation on Monday - Bloomberg Business

Greek banks down to €500m in cash reserves as economy crashes - Telegraph

What’s the issue with Greece’s pension system? -

Greeks will have to lift retirement age to 67 - SMH

ECB's Draghi defends Greek pension reforms, says to be progressive and mostly applied to pensions above 1,000 euros - Reuters

VIDEO: Greece crisis: Police use tear gas to keep protesters from EU offices - Telegraph



I.M.F. Says Greece Debt Is Unsustainable and Requires Writedown, but Blames Government Lapses - The New York Times

IMF: Greece needs 30 percent of its debt to be written off and a bailout package worth €51.9 billion over the next three years -

REPORT: Greece: Preliminary Draft Debt Sustainability Analysis - IMF

Nine Key Questions on Greece - IMF

Leaked Troika Documents: Greece Wouldn't Make it Even By 2030 - WBP Online

"Without debt restructuring, no program will be viable” - Alexis Tsipras on Twitter

Greek Finance Minister: Negotiations have stalled because Greece’s creditors refused to reduce our un-payable public debt - Yanis Varoufakis


Call intercepted by NSA and circulated by Wikileaks to media: Merkel admitted in 2011 Greek debt unsustainable -

Moody's cuts Greece's ratings after default, following Fitch and S&P - Reuters

S&P says Greek GDP would fall by 20% after Grexit -

REPORT: The Credit Impact Of A Grexit - Standard & Poor's Global Credit Portal

Greece Votes: What Happens If It Leaves Eurozone? - WSJ

Think Greece is better off ditching the euro? Read this first - Quartz

Greek crisis: European Central banks prepare for worst - CNN 

How Greece could pull fragile Europe back into recession - City A.M.

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Focus: Hillary Clinton - July 2, 2015

Emails Hillary Clinton turned over to the State Department have been retroactively classified - The Daily Caller

State Department parries queries on Hillary Clinton emails which have been classified - POLITICO

VIDEO: Press Conference of State Department Spokesman John Kirby on Hillary Clinton Emails -

VIDEO: Hillary for America spokeswoman Finney Claims Clinton Had No Classified Info on Private Server - Washington Free Beacon

State Department asserts privilege against Benghazi committee withholding "a small number" of documents - Washington Examiner

Text of State Dept letter to Benghazi committee chairman Gowdy, amounting to a de facto claim of executive privilege - democrats.benghazi

GOP: Hillary emails just the tip of the iceberg, we will never get full disclosure until Hillary Clinton releases her secret server for an independent investigation - The Daily Caller

Admission of Hillary's classified emails opens door for feds to seize her servers - Washington Times

Blumenthal's State Dept. role went far beyond Libya -

Hillary’s E-mails Reveal Sid Blumenthal as a Shadow Employee - National Review Online

Clinton Foundation, State Dept. teamed up for foreign event orchestrated by Blumenthal -

Blumenthal Urged Hillary Clinton to Lobby for Tony Blair's Bid for European President, Emails Show | VICE News

Lobbying for African energy company, Joe Wilson, through Sidney Blumenthal, calls on Hillary Clinton -

Emails Show Hillary’s State Department Communicating With Google About Blocked Benghazi Video - Washington Free Beacon

Emails suggest Hillary helped Clinton Foundation donors -

Emails reveal Cherie Blair helped Qatari royal gain access to Hillary Clinton - Telegraph

Read the Second Batch of Hillary Clinton's Released Emails - US News

Double trouble? IRS lawyer now heads Clinton email production, Republican Benghazi investigators suspicious that top lawyer is slow-walking document release - POLITICO

Clinton’s new video: Benghazi panel a 'charade’ (VIDEO) - TheHill


Hillary Clinton Raises Record $45 Million in First Quarter of Campaign - Bloomberg Politics

POLL: Bush, Trump rising for GOP, but both trail Clinton -

POLL: Democratic turnout a 2016 risk factor, voters doubt presidential contenders can deliver reforms from Washington - RealClearPolitics

University Pays Chelsea Clinton $65,000 for Ten-Minute Speech, 20-minute Q and A, and a 30-minute session posing for pictures -

Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding Planner to Host Hillary Fundraiser, Clinton donor received taxpayer money planning parties for State Department - Washington Free Beacon

Senator Demands Top Cop Lynch Look Into Clinton Ties to Shady Uranium Deal - The Weekly Standard

Wall Street analyst: Univision owner’s wife ‘liable in Clinton Foundation fraud’ - WND

VIDEO: Young Americans Shocked to Learn of Hillary’s Multiple Mansions - Alex Jones’ Infowars

Andrew Napolitano: Hillary’s secret war arming rebels in Syria and Libya in an effort to overthrow the governments of those countries - WND

Hillary’s advisers secretly pushed her to be more hawkish than Obama on Afghanistan - Business Insider


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Focus: Hillary Clinton - June 30, 2015


Benghazi chairman threatens to force Kerry to testify, citing his refusal to provide emails of nine former Secretary of State Clinton’s aides - TheHill

VIDEO: Trey Gowdy Closes in on Kerry and Clinton - CBS News

State Department won't say if Kerry would testify on Benghazi - Reuters

Records show Clinton withheld emails about oil and terrorism in Libya, removed portions of other emails she sent to State - Washington Examiner

Calls grow for probe of Clinton's private server - Washington Examiner

Clinton campaign pushes back on Benghazi probe -

Statement from John Podesta in response to Republican efforts to politicize the Benghazi hearings - Hillary for America

Clinton Fundraiser: Missing Emails 'A Little Troubling' - Breitbart

Here's What to Expect From Tomorrow's Release of Hillary Clinton's Emails - VICE News

RNC Seeks Documents on Hillary Aide’s Special Work Deal at State - Washington Free Beacon

None of Hillary’s top donors are unions, her ten most generous donors are investment banks, white collar law firms, or companies such as Cablevision and Time Warner - Washington Free Beacon

TABLE: Hillary Clinton’s top donors and contributions over the span of her career 1999-2016 - OpenSecrets



Benghazi night call between Clinton and Obama withheld by the State Department, documents show - Fox News

Newly Released Documents Confirm White House Official Framed Benghazi Attack by Islamists to Internet Video - Judicial Watch

Exclusive: US supported the secret supply of weapons to Libyan rebels while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State (VIDEO) - Fox News

VIDEO: Clinton E-Mails Reveal Secret Libyan Weapons Deals - YouTube

Fournier: White House Officials Say They're 'Disgusted' With Clinton Emails, Donation Disclosure (VIDEO) - Breitbart

Graham Blasts Hillary’s ‘Sleazy’ Associates, State Department Management - Washington Free Beacon

‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle’s Wife Taya Slams Hillary Clinton’s ‘Audacity’ on Benghazi -

ARCHIVE: Hillary, Panetta misleading about Libya arms shipments to Syrian rebels? Scheme may have prompted 2012 Benghazi attack - WND

ARCHIVE: Col Gaddafi killed: convoy bombed by drone flown by pilot in Las Vegas - Telegraph


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Greece News - June 29, 2015

Greece Closes Banks and Stock Market for Six Days Beginning Monday, Imposes Capital Controls - VOA

Tsipras' Dramatic Call to Europe: "Restore the ELA to Greek Banks", Full Statement of the Greek PM -

Alexis Tsipras vents on Twitter as bailout referendum looms - City A.M.

Text of the Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis’ intervention during the 27th June 2015 Eurogroup Meeting (VIDEO) - Yanis Varoufakis

Greek opposition leader calls for national unity government - Channel NewsAsia

POLL: Greece Referendum: Two Polls Show Greeks Favor European Agreement -

Several hundred anti-austerity protesters rally at Greek parliament - Reuters

VIDEO: Protesters in Athens call for people to vote 'no' in July 5 referendum - YouTube

In Athens, last week thousands of flag-waving Greeks rallied to show support for euro - Reuters

VIDEO: Thousands rallied in Athens calling on the government to assure the country stay in the Euro - YouTube

Greek debt crisis: What the Greek papers say - BBC News

Greek pensions: At the heart of dispute with creditors - AFP

A shield against poverty, pensions are Greece's top priority - US News

Greek tourism draws line in the sand over tax hikes - Reuters

ARCHIVE: Leaked: Greece’s bailout counterproposal - Brussels blog

ARCHIVE: Text of the Greece’s bailout counterproposal - Brussels blog



Barack Obama, Angela Merkel Say 'Critically Important' for Greece to Resume Reforms and Growth Within the Eurozone - NDTV

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urges Europe and IMF to reach a deal to keep Greece in euro zone, tells Tsipras to work with EU partners - Reuters

European Commission publishes the proposals it presented to Greek officials when they walked out of talks on Friday - European Commission

Text of the European Commission latest draft proposals in the context of negotiations with Greece -

Deal or no deal: A breakdown of the latest European and Greece proposals -

Greece's creditors agreed lower VAT on hotels in last proposals - Reuters

Lagarde Says IMF Can’t Lend to Greece If June Payment Missed - Bloomberg Business

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Greece -

Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn does make a case for giving Greece debt relief now -

Cyprus says Eurogroup should have extended Greek aid - Reuters

How much Greece owes to international creditors - Reuters

Panic Among Hedge Fund Investors in Greece - The New York Times

European Antiestablishment Parties Back Greek Vote on Pension Cuts, Tax Hikes - WSJ


Economist Who Coined ‘Grexit’ Now Says Greece Will Stay in Euro - Bloomberg Business


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Focus: Trans-Pacific Partnership - June 26, 2015

House clears key trade bill for president - POLITICO

Pacific trade talks enter 'fast and furious' phase, Japanese Economy Minister hopes Trans-Pacific Partnership can be wrapped up by July - NBC

Whoops! We forgot to include VAT in TPP, All TPP member states except US charge VAT on imports meaning that high barriers remain - TheHill

TPP may force Australia to American-style health system, In US healthcare costs more per person than anywhere else in the world - Brisbane Times

Fact sheet on the TTP by Australian Government ignores serious threat to global health by the trade deal, says Doctors Without Borders - AJP

Australian Productivity Commission slams TPP for stringent intellectual property measures - ZDNet

Senate report says Australian government is too secretive on trade deals -

TPP agreement will undermine NZ state-owned enterprises, critic warns -

New Zealand dairy industry raises concerns over Trans-Pacific Partnership access - Global Times

Pacific Rim trade talks will put pressure on Canada's dairy, poultry sectors - The Globe and Mail

Canada must be part of Pacific treaty, will defend farmers: PM - Reuters

It’s time to share the secret: the Canadian Labour Congress calls on the Canadian government to publicly release TPP documentation - CUPE Local 416

State Department Lambasts Human Rights Violations in TPP Nations Further Complicating Push for Controversial Trade Pact -

US Fast Tracks TPP: Good For Vietnam, Malaysia, Japan; Bad For China -

China Deals Up Pressure On TPP, Beijing’s latest agreements leave the Trans-Pacific Partnership at risk of losing relevance - The Diplomat



Bipartisan trade bill is no sure victory for Obama -

Pelosi on trade: The fight will continue, House Democrats are united in their concern about the impact on American workers - TheHill

Pelosi Statement on Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority - Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

UAW President: giving Executive Branch a blank check to negotiate trade agreements is the last thing Congress should have done - EIN

Sierra Club: The Fight for Fair Trade: How Far We've Come, How Much Further We Will Go -

Can Free Trade Agreements Be Consistent With Climate Change Mitigation? -

Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership unconstitutional? Provisions that allow foreign investors to bypass the federal courts could undermine U.S. legal protections - The Atlantic

Ralph Nader: King Obama, His Royal Court, and the TPP - Common Dreams


The Takeaway: Obama's trade win could affect H-1B reform efforts - CIO

POLL: Americans favor TPP, but less than those in other countries do - Pew Research Center

Factbox: Most U.S. businesses welcome Obama's trade pact, Detroit wary - Reuters

Semiconductor Industry Lauds Congressional Approval of Trade Promotion Authority - iconnect007


Here’s how much corporations paid the Senate to fast-track passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership -


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Focus: Hillary Clinton - June 24, 2015

Gowdy blasts State Dept. over failure to explain Blumenthal emails -

State Department Fails to Answer on New Clinton Emails - Select Committee on Benghazi

Text of Rep. Gowdy’s letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings on Blumenthal emails -

State Dept says Clinton may not have provided new Blumenthal emails, she hand-selected the records before erasing the rest - Washington Examiner

VIDEO: State Dept spokesman Kirby: State still combing Blumenthal emails to see which ones Hillary didn't originally provide - YouTube

Schweizer: Blumenthal Emails Show Clinton Deleted More Than Personal Emails - Breitbart

VIDEO: Rep. Gowdy discusses new Clinton Emails - YouTube

Text of 60 emails that former Hillary Clinton adviser Sidney Blumenthal sent to the secretary of State during her tenure -

Documents challenge Clinton claim no classified intel on personal emails - Fox News

Text of the emails obtained by Fox News, challenging Hillary's claim the private server did not hold classified information -

Blumenthal emails show Clinton encouraged 'unsolicited' intelligence -

Sources: Clinton confidant who sent Libya memos paid $200G by Brock network - Fox News

Clinton ally Brock presses Benghazi panel over Blumenthal deposition - TheHill


Hillary Clinton's real Libya problem, she advocated the U.S. military intervention to push out Moammar Gadhafi. -

Blumenthal praised Clinton's Libya war campaign as 'success' year before Benghazi attacks: emails - Reuters

New Libya Email to Hillary Was Written by Creepy Clinton Confidante Cody Shearer - National Review Online

Emails to Hillary contradict French tale on Libya war, French spies secretly organized and funded the Libyan rebels who defeated Moammar Gadhafi - Al-Monitor

Judicial Watch Statement in Response to Federal Court Reopening Lawsuit Seeking Information on Top Clinton Aide Huma Abedin - Judicial Watch

Hillary Comic Book Focuses on Benghazi, Email Scandal - The Daily Caller



Hillary Clinton facing questions over involvement in Uranium One sale, scrutinized after interview on CloseUP (VIDEOS) - WMUR

‘Clinton Cash’ author demolishes Hillary’s self-defense on the sale of Uranium One to Russia - New York Post

Hillary Tries to Rebut Clinton Cash, Fails - Power Line

Fox & Friends Revives Debunked Clinton Cash Talking Points To Attack Hillary Clinton On Uranium One sale - Media Matters for America

Paul: Hillary's Uranium One Relationship 'Really Should Disqualify Her from Being a Candidate' - Breitbart

Judicial Watch Sues for Records on Bill Clinton's Trips to Sex Offender's Caribbean Island - Judicial Watch

Clintons' Caribbean Vacation Cost Taxpayers At Least $211K - The Weekly Standard

Hillary Clinton sold out Honduras: Lanny Davis, corporate cash, and the real story about the death of a Latin American democracy -

Clintons charge big fees to small groups, The Foundation has taken in as much as $11M in payments from non-profit groups - POLITICO

Clinton Cash Goes Missing for a Controversial 2014 NYU Speech -

New York Times’ Top Shareholder Is a Clinton Foundation Donor - Washington Free Beacon

Clinton Donated $100K to New York Times Group the Same Year Paper Endorsed Her - Washington Free Beacon

Whoops! Nobody verified Clinton Foundation a legal charity, Wall Street analyst says major accounting firm neglected to exercise due diligence - WND

'Big Four' accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers willing participant in a scheme by the Clintons and their associates to become personally enriched by the foundation - WND

'Big 4′ accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers let Clintons skim millions from AIDS charity - WND

Ex-charity exec who helped expose $500G Clinton Foundation donation faces legal threats - Fox News

Sale of Michigan company to China may haunt Clinton -

Outsourcing Clinton foundation donors accused of abusing visa system, DOL investigates two companies for replacing Americans with cheap foreign labor - Washington Free Beacon

Clinton Foundation Corruption, Hillary’s Circle of Crooks and Thieves - National Review Online

Clinton confidant cuts ties with the formidable family - New York Post

The Ex-Im Bank: Corporate Welfare Only Hillary Clinton Could Love - Forbes

VIDEO: Daily Mail reporter barred from Hillary event fights back, ‘This is something we’ve seen in other countries we don’t want to emulate’ - BizPac Review

Hillary Clinton Claims More Fake Twitter Followers Than Any Other Candidate - Sputnik International


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Syria News - June 23, 2015

On the offensive Syrian Kurds push deeper into Islamic State territory, seize military base - Yahoo News

Kurds announce their forces gained five more villages from Islamic State militants near the towns of Tel Abyad and Suluk in Raqqa province - nrttv

Kurds find Islamic State tunnel near Turkish border - US News

Kurds find torture center, prison cells of ISIL in Tal Abyad -

Free from ISIS, Kurdish refugees return from Turkey to their villages to rebuild (PHOTOS) - Daily Mail Online

VIDEO: Thousands of refugees cross back into Syria from Turkey - Reuters

Kurdish leader Salih Muslim denies YPG committed ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Tel Abyad - Kurdpress News Aganecy

Is there 'systematic ethnic cleansing' by Kurds in north-east Syria? - Kobani Kurd

Analysis: Tel Abyad gives the Syrian Kurds control of  250-mile border with Turkey cutting off ISIS supply routes as well as uniting two of their three cantons - ROAR Magazine

After Tell Abyad, what's next for PYD? - Al-Monitor

YPG would not attack IS’s capital Raqqa: spokesman - Kurdpress News Aganecy

Syrian Kurds' morale high but arms needed, YPJ commander -

Kurds seek Canadian military, financial support in fight against ISIL: ‘Time to see something concrete’ - National Post

Syrian Kurdish Leader Salih Muslim Allegedly Holds Secret Meeting With Iraqi PM Abadi -

VIDEO: 'Revolution within revolution’: How and why Kurdish women are fighting ISIS (DOCUMENTARY) — RT News

Suicide attack hit Kurdish security center in Syria's Qamishli - ARA News

ISIS scrambles to bolster Raqqa defense -

Islamic State covers A-Raqqa city with surveillance cameras - Syria Direct

Syria: ISIS Beheads Leader of Al Qaeda Offshoot Nusra Front in Raqqa - IBTimes

VIDEO: ISIS behead in public al-Nusra Fighter -

ISIS fighters show off their hearty meal while those in Raqqa queue for food (PHOTOS, VIDEO) - Daily Mail Online

Syrian army advances west of ISIS-controlled Palmyra - THE DAILY STAR

ISIS militants plant mines and bombs in Palmyra: activists - THE DAILY STAR

VIDEO: ISIS militants lay explosives in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra - YouTube



Tel Abyad battle could give blueprint for success against ISIS in Syria and Iraq, coordination between the coalition and Kurdish command - CNN

Coalition General Praises Kurdish Forces in Iraq and Syria -

Pentagon: Military airstrikes hit ISIL in Syria and Iraq, Near Tal Abyad five airstrikes struck one large and four small ISIL units -

Turkey Warns US About Kurdish Advances in Syria - VOA

Main points of the document on Syrian Kurds, prepared by Turkey Foreign Ministry and obtained by daily Hürriyet - Hürriyet

US says Turkey main transit route for Syria-bound foreign fighters -

Captured fighter details Islamic State's Turkey connection - Al-Monitor


VIDEO (English subtitles): Captured fighter details Islamic State's Turkey connection - YouTube

After Tal Abyad was recaptured by Kurdish forces former Islamic State recruits ask for amnesty in homelands - Rudaw

Pentagon pays Syrian rebels $400 per month to fight ISIS -

Syrian Opposition Fighters Withdraw from US 'Train and Equip' Program -

Here’s how badly the Pentagon effort to train Syrian rebels is lagging - The Washington Post

Military Council of the Free Syrian Army and Nusra Front form new coalition - Worldbulletin News

Syrian rebels split over coalition al-Qaeda links - Middle East Eye

Over 100 jihadist training camps identified in Iraq and Syria - The Long War Journal

Syria fuel shortages due to rebel infighting threaten lives: MSF - THE DAILY STAR

Syrian military and Druze allies join forces to fend off 'terrorists' - LA Times

Golan Druze attack Israeli army ambulance carrying wounded Syrian rebels - Yahoo News

ARCHIVE: Nusra Front Militants Kill Druze Villagers In Syria - Reuters

ISIL recruit allegedly planned U.S. assassinations - USA TODAY

European police team to take on ISIS social media propaganda - THE DAILY STAR

Twitter, YouTube analysis pinpoints ISIS strategy - THE DAILY STAR


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Russia News - June 20, 2015

Russia 'open to world', will cooperate with West: Putin tells the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum - Yahoo News

VIDEO (English): Putin addresses the plenary session of the 19th St Petersburg International Economic Forum - President of Russia

TRANSCRIPT (English): Putin addresses the plenary session of the 19th St Petersburg International Economic Forum - President of Russia

VIDEO: Tonight on PBS: watch Charlie Rose 's conversation with President Putin (link) - Charlie Rose Show on Twitter

Putin: Russian economy has stabilized, now time to focus on the future - Russia Beyond The Headlines

Russian economy shrank by 3.2 % in first five months: minister - The Economic Times

Despite Tensions, U.S. Company Officials Attend Russian Economic Forum - The New York Times

Europeans return to business in St. Petersburg - DW.DE

Greek leader tells Russia he seeks 'new harbors' from European storm - LA Times

Russia and Greece Band Together to Build Turkish Stream Pipeline - The Moscow Times

Putin: Russian pipeline project to help Greece pay its debt -

EU to extend Russia sanctions to January 2016 - Yahoo News

Russian sanctions to 'cost Europe €100bn' -

Exclusive: Gazprom building global alliance with expanded Shell - Reuters

Russia angered by freezing of accounts in Belgium and France in $50 billion Yukos case - US News

Russia's relationship with China deepens following the fallout from sanctions imposed by the West -

China, Russia boost investment, financial cooperation -

Chinese firm to rent Russian land in Siberia for crops - BBC News

Saudi Arabia, Russia sign nuclear power cooperation deal - Reuters



Cold war 2.0? Russia, NATO edge toward high-risk military standoff -

NATO: Maneuvers of the New Rapid Response Force in Polish War Games Aimed at Showing Readiness to Russia - VOA

Russia not acting as responsible nuclear power: NATO top commander Breedlove - Reuters

NATO Central and Eastern Europe commander advocates arming Baltic and Eastern Europe to deter Russia - DW.DE

Russia warns Sweden over joining NATO - Business Insider

Norway's NATO Missile Defense Aid Irks Russia -

Putin: Unilateral US withdrawal from ABM treaty pushing Russia toward new arms race - Missile ThreatMissile Threat

Pentagon Building Cruise Missile Shield To Defend US Cities From Russian Cruise Missiles - Defense One

Russia built one of the most alarming anti-aircraft systems in history — and won't say who it's sending it to - Business Insider

How Russia's most advanced military equipment stacks up against NATO's hardware - Business Insider

Russia to Ink Deal to Supply China with 24 Su-35 Fighter Jets - Defense Tech

Russia, China do not create military blocs: Putin - TASS

Report: Russia and China cracked Snowden documents containing details that could allow British and U.S. spies to be identified - The Washington Post

Putin says autonomy for Ukraine's east, amnesty, local elections key for ending conflict - Fox News

Putin reaffirms Russia's support for Syria's Assad - Reuters


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Focus: Trans-Pacific Partnership -June 16, 2015

In another sign Obama's trade agenda is in trouble, House GOP Leaders postpone vote on trade bill -

Three ways GOP could save trade bill after postponing the vote - TheHill

GOP leaders’ plan to save Obamatrade revealed - WND

Nancy Pelosi op-ed: Trade promotion authority on its last legs, we must give workers more leverage and have more open discussion - USA TODAY

Top democratic senator dismisses a vote again on trade promotion authority stripped of worker assistance provisions - VOA

GOP Leadership's Latest Obamatrade Ploy Revealed: Small Business Tax Hike That Violates GOP’s Anti-Tax Pledge - Breibart

Rand Paul: Obamatrade Tax Hikes on Small Businesses Mean Republicans Should Oppose Revival Efforts Via a Tax Increase Hidden Inside the Trade Adjustment Assistance - Breitbart

Ten Bay Area U.S. representatives voted against the bill addressing agreements with European Union and Pacific Rim, Only one supported the bill - Patch

Trans Pacific Partnership: Industries Favoring Trade Agreement Gave 8.6 Times More Money To Lawmakers Than Industries Opposed - IBTimes

REPORT: Industries Supporting Trade Bill Contribute Nearly Nine Times More Than Opposing Industries, Full LIst Of Recipients - Money and Politics

VIDEO (and transcript): Obama's Weekly Address: Stand up for American workers and pass Trade Adjustment Assistance - Your Houston News


POLL: Obama's Approval Rating Dips in June, Part of the reason could be because of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal - Latin Post



Hillary Clinton ducks questions on trade deals during New Hampshire visit, dismisses fast track as ‘process issue’ - The Guardian

How Hillary Clinton Gets Around Answering Questions About Fast-Track -

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton holds first press conference in NH - MSNBC

Labor buys ‘thank you’ ads for lawmakers who blocked Obama trade pact - The Washington Post

How labor beat Obama on trade — for now - The Washington Post

United Steelworkers Urges Lawmakers on Fast Track 'Do-Over' to Not Flip Votes - USW

Teamsters: House needs to continue stand against fast track - Teamster Nation

International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers: Let’s put the brakes on bad trade deals that ship America’s jobs overseas and lower our wages - Facebook

Here’s How We Can Stop TPP-TPA-TAA aka Obamatrade - Tea Party Nation

Environmental Groups Declare Victory After Trade Package Scuttled on House Floor - Bloomberg BNA

Webb criticizes Obama's lack of transparency on trade -

Robert Reich Op-Ed: Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Nearly Dead -

Pat Choate Op-Ed: Lies, Damnable Lies and Trade Lies -

Bill Moyers Op-Ed: Fast-Track Derails Democracy -

Lawrence Summers op-ed: Rescuing the free-trade deals - The Washington Post

VIDEO: Larry Summers: TPP crucial to U.S. role in Asia - YouTube


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Focus: Trans-Pacific Partnership - June 12, 2015

Will Dems rescue Obama's trade pact? Backers and foes have no clue if it has enough support to pass on Friday - POLITICO

Anti-Climate Provision Gives Democrats Fresh Reason To Oppose Obama On Trade -

Breitbart News: Republican Opposition To Obamatrade Grows In Face Of Ryan Mistakes - Breitbart

Breitbart News: 34 Courageous Conservatives Wound Obamatrade On Way To Final House Vote - Breitbart

Republicans clash over Obamatrade immigration - WND

Washinton State Rep. Adam Smith Joins Reps. Heck And McDermott In Opposing Fast-Track Trade Bill - KPLU News

Alabama congressmen blast Obama's secret trade agreement - Yellowhammer News

California Rep Garamendi Expresses Strong Opposition to Fast-Track Trade Bill and the Trans-Pacific Partnership “Free Trade Agreement” - California RealEstateRama

Obama's Trade Deals Show He's Out Of Touch With The Real World, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) Says -

Trade debate splits Obama, Chicago Dems - The Washington Post

What Chicago Democrats tell us about President Obama’s problems on trade - The Washington Post

Crucial House vote on trade bill nears with 3 of 6 Louisiana members still undecided -

Oklahoma Vet In Congress Battles Paul Ryan’s Obamatrade In The Trenches - Breitbart

Mo Brooks To Paul Ryan: With China’s Ploy To Join Deal, Make White House Release Obamatrade Text Before Vote - Breitbart

ObamaTrade Secrecy: Log of Which Members of Congress Actually Read Bill in Secret Room Also Private - Breitbart



Left and right line up against fast-track legislation, Tea Party and labor unions say Obama’s trade agenda is undemocratic and secretive - WSJ

Elizabeth Warren Launches Last-Minute Blitz to Stop Trade Bill, Full Text of Her E-mail to Liberal Supporters - Bloomberg Politics

Warren in a conference call organized by Democracy For America and Move On: supporting fast-track would be ‘irresponsible’ - TheHill

Labor chief rebukes Obama on trade in open letter - TheHill

Text of open letter of labor chief to Obama on trade - POLITICO

In a Report AFL-CIO Says Labor Has Been Blocked from Trans-Pacific Partnership Debate (Text of the Report) - Working In These Times

Democrats Call on Administration to Release Confidential Labor Advisory Committee Report - Congressman Mark Pocan

Report: One in Four Jobs in San Diego at Risk with Trade Deal -

VIDEO: Baltimore Steelworker Invites President Obama to Witness Results of Past Failed Trade Policies - AFL-CIO

Greens slam 'fast track' package over climate concerns -

Environmental Groups Unite to Denounce Fast Track Trade Bill - Sierra Club National

Revealed: The Secret Immigration Chapter in Obama's Trade Agreement - Breitbart

Key Provision Of Trade Deal Puts Core Elements Of U.S. Legal System At Risk -


Public Citizen’s Lori Wallach: Obama's trade deal is a Trojan horse - MSNBC

Obamatrade! Right-Wing Talk Radio Slams Trans Pacific Partnership -

Bernie Sanders Demands Hillary Clinton Take Trade Stance 'Right Now' -

Bill Clinton’s Labor Secretary and NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Urge Hillary Clinton to Oppose TPP - Observer



U.S. Shifts Stance on Drug Pricing in Pacific Trade Pact Talks, Wikileaks Document Reveals -

Leaked Text of the TPP Transparency for Healthcare Annex - WikiLeaks

Trade Deal Targets Medicare, New Leak Reveals -

Secret trade negotiations will undermine Australia's Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and push up the cost of medicines -

New Zealanders' access to affordable medicines could be limited under trade deal secretly negotiated, opposition parties say - NZ Herald News

Analysis by Dr Deborah Gleeson (Australia) on TPP Transparency for Healthcare Annex - WikiLeaks

Analysis by Jane Kelsey (New. Zealand) on TPP Transparency for Healthcare Annex - Wikileaks Leaked TPPA docs back HIV med concerns -

Rep. Jan Schakowsky: This is a warning for senior citizens: Ongoing trade negotiations could be harmful to your health -

Latest TPP Leak Raises Burning Questions About Implications for U.S. Health Care System - Public Citizen

Memo: Three Burning Questions about the Leaked TPP Transparency Annex and Its Implications for U.S. Health Care - Public Citizen

VIDEO: Backlash Against TPP Grows as Leaked Text Reveals Corporate Control of Public Health, Interview with Maybarduk of Public Citizen and Sifton of Human Rights Watch - Democracy Now!


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Focus: Trans-Pacific Partnership -June 10, 2015


GOP aiming for Friday trade vote, but snag remains - POLITICO

Breitbart News: More Republican Opposition To Obamatrade Builds In House, Boehner Losing Momentum - Breitbart

Breitbart News: Obamatrade Support Falling Apart In House Despite Leadership Push - Breitbart

Franken-trade: Opponents are concerned about a governing commission that’s to oversee the Pacific trade deal - Washington Times

Kevin McCarthy Pressured By Republican Conference: What's The Rush On Obamatrade Plans With Its 'Global Governance’ Hidden Inside? - Breitbart

Bipartisan bill would require trade deals to be publicly available before fast-track vote - TheHill

TPP in Focus: TPA Doesn’t Put Congress in the Driver’s Seat - Committee on Ways and Means, Democrats

Rep. Levin on the Trans-Pacific Partnership: House Democrats want a role now  -

Given the huge size of the state’s delegation, California House members could provide the margin of victory or defeat of the fast-track trade bill - POLITICO

On trade, Obama's most loyal allies in the Congressional Black Caucus are abandoning him (VIDEO) -

U.S. trade policy and workers of color, fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership will disproportionately affect people of color - AFLCIO

Top 10 undecided House members to watch on trade - TheHill

Mass. congressmen against international trade agreement -

Arizona Rep. Grijalva: Trade deal bad for seniors, workers alike -

For Dems who vote yes on trade, Obama offers help in 2016 - Associated Press

John Kerry & Ash Carter: Congress needs to help American trade grow -

Trade Bill Will Help Negotiators With Farm Issues, Vilsack Says - Bloomberg Business

Motion Picture Association of America Makes Economic Case(s) for TPA - Broadcasting & Cable

Interview with US Trade Representative Michael Froman. What’s actually in Obama’s secret trade deal? - POLITICO

Fast Track to the Corporate Wish List, How the U.S. Trade Representative became Washington's one-stop shop for the corporate trade agenda -


Revealed Emails Show How Industry Lobbyists Basically Wrote The TPP - Techdirt

Huckabee blasts Obamatrade - WND

Ralph Nader: 10 Reasons the TPP Is Not a 'Progressive' Trade Agreement -

Peru’s story haunts the TPP - TheHill

With trade on Congress’ agenda, just what does the U.S. import and export? - Pew Research Center



POLL: NBC survey: Two-thirds of Americans say protecting U.S. industries and jobs by limiting imports is more important than free trade - NBC

POLL: Pew survey: Far more say free trade agreements lead to lower wages and job losses in U.S. - Pew Research Center

Labor makes last-ditch effort to stop fast-track trade bill - POLITICO

Unions’ members are using a variety of tactics to pressure Congress to defeat the fast-track trade bill - WSJ

The AFL-CIO Blitzes Important States In Fast-Track Opposition - The Daily Caller

VIDEO: AFLCIO TV ad: American Ingenuity - Stop Fast Track - DC - YouTube

Labor runs ads slamming Rep. Kathleen Rice for backing trade bill - POLITICO

VIDEO: AFL-CIO: Which Kathleen Rice? (Stop Fast Track) - YouTube

Labor and progressive groups to rally against Rice - Newsday

After California Rep. Ami Bera announced he backs fast track bill, activists and labor groups are attacking the Democrat -

Labor vows political fallout from Rep. Jim Himes trade stance - The CT Mirror

Unions, Seniors Groups Urge Congress Not To Cut Medicare To Fund Trade Assistance -

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) demands to stop negotiations and release the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - IndustriALL

Twelve groups to watch in trade fight - TheHill

Doctors Want a Second Opinion on TPP -

Ms. Magazine Editor: Obama's Fast Track Attack on Women -

Tell Congress: Oppose Fast Track for the TPP - EFF Action Center

FFTC Behind Don't "Rubber Stamp" TPA Campaign - Broadcasting & Cable


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Focus: Trans-Pacific Partnership -June 8, 2015

Rand Paul Demands White House Release Trade Deal Text Immediately, ‘We Should Read Legislation Before We Vote on It’ - TheHill

Carly Fiorina To Obama: ‘Devil Is In The Details,’ Release Obamatrade Text Now - Breitbart

Senator Jeff Sessions's Letter to Obama: Why Are You Keeping Obamatrade’s New Global Governance Secret? - Breitbart

AFL-CIO Protesters Demand To See The Text Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Rebuffed By Obama Administration, Police - IBTimes

VIDEO: Working Families Ask to Read Text of TPP; Trade Rep. Locks the Door - AFL-CIO

Huckabee: Most Members Of Congress Who Support Obamatrade Haven’t Read It - Breitbart

Two Members of Boehner's Leadership Team Openly Refuse to Admit if They've Read Obamatrade - Breitbart

Rubio, Graham Refuse to Answer Whether They Read Obamatrade Before Voting on It - Breitbart

Dem: Tech knows more about trade deal than Congress does - TheHill

Food, Water, Health, Life: UN Experts Warn of Threats Posed by Secret Trade Deals -

MoveOn Petitions: Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), urge Congress to vote no on fast track legislation. TPP should be negotiated in the full light of day - MoveOn

WikiLeaks offers $100,000 bounty for the secret chapters of Obama's landmark Pacific trade deal - Business Insider

Statement: WikiLeaks issues call for $100,000 bounty on monster trade treaty (VIDEO) -

VIDEO (and transcript): Interview with Julian Assange on the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Secretive Deal Isn’t About Trade, But Corporate Control -

Wikileaks Drops Another Damning Trove Of Secret Trade Deal Documents, 17 Documents From Negotiations on TISA (Trade In Services Agreement) -

A review of the the e-commerce annex of TISA (Trade In Services Agreement) - The Register



Uncertainty Persists on Trade Vote in US House of Representatives - VOA

Left raises pressure on Pelosi to oppose Obama's fast-track - TheHill

Pelosi: 'Not my responsibility' to find votes for Obama trade bill - TheHill

Connecticut liberal battles Obama on trade, In the House Rosa DeLauro has become the de facto leader of Democratic opposition - POLITICO

POLL: Majority of Americans oppose Obama fast-track to negotiate trade deals that Congress can approve or reject but not amend - Breitbart

We The People: 2 Million Petitions Delivered To Congress to Stop TPP - Breitbart

Groups Hold National Day of Action to Oppose "Fast Tracking" of TPP - Feminist Wire Daily

Group with Boehner Ties Launches $900K Campaign for ObamaTrade - Breitbart

The Terms of Trade: Questions and Answers on the President's Trade Deal - The White House

Obama: China 'Put Out Feelers' on Joining TPP - VOA

Elizabeth Warren's report details Obama's broken promises: "The United States does not enforce the labor protections in its trade agreements" -

REPORT (Full): Broken Promises: Decades of Failure to Enforce Labor Standards in Free Trade Agreements -

Malaysian graves in people-smuggling camps add to Obama's trade pact headache in Congress - The Star Online

Unraveling the Export Argument for Pacific Trade Deal - WSJ

How Could the Trans-Pacific Partnership Impact Manufacturing? -

This Small Town Shows Why The Trans-Pacific Partnership Could Be A Disaster For American Workers - Working In These Times

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Ocean - Peter Neill

Leader Pelosi Should Stand for Internet Users and Come Out Against the TPP Fast Track Bill - Electronic Frontier Foundation


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