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Dark Side Last Updated: Jan 22, 2019 - 10:07:47 AM


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Arafat and the Ayatollahs
The PLO’s greatest single contribution to the Iranian Revolution was the formation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, but the Palestinian leader’s involvement with Iran didn’t end there

Jan 22, 2019 - 10:06:40 AM

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Merkley Calls for FBI Perjury Probe into Homeland Secretary Nielsen After Child Detention Memo Leaked
"Merkley deserves a ton of credit for his leadership here. This is good, honest, careful work in response to cynicism, cruelty, and lies."

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:08:04 PM

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Russia: Stalemate
Russia is putting out a lot of optimistic press releases but most of it is spin. Throughout Russia the popular perception is that the nation is losing ground or stalemated. It’s not just the economy, which all Russians can experience daily, but with the foreign situations Russia is involved in

Jan 18, 2019 - 5:32:37 PM

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Japan’s Attempts to Help Banks Vet Yakuza Links Fall Short
When Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) announced last January that it would allow Japanese banks to vet potential customers against its closely held database of organized crime or yakuza members, the news was met with cautious optimism

Jan 18, 2019 - 5:28:38 PM

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Anger Among Iraqi Kurds as Syria Adds Masrour Barzani to Terror List
Syria’s Combat Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Commission released Dec. 29 a list containing the names of 615 individuals and 105 entities. Notably, the list included the name of Masrour Barzani, the eldest son of former Kurdistan Region President and head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani. Masrour Barzani heads the Kurdistan Region Security Council and has been nominated to be premier of the new government.

Jan 15, 2019 - 10:55:51 AM

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