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Iraq Desintegrates
Iraq Desintegrates
ISIS Destroys Shi'a Shrines and Mosques

ISIS is destroying Shi’a mosques in Iraq. As the regional tensions between Sunni and Shi’a reaches a fever pitch, a massive showdown in Iraq could be next.

Iraq Desintegrates
From ISIS to IS

As it expands its reach, ISIS has proclaimed the territory under its control to be an Islamic empire. How will will regional governments, not to mention other jihadi groups, respond to the new “caliphate”?

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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