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Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 1)

The fight is on in Ramadi, a campaign to recapture the capital of Anbar province that has now been taken in hand by Shiite militias. But even as the operation unfolds, Washington, Baghdad and Tehran are involved in a war of words over who was responsible for the fall of Ramadi in the first place. The town was captured by the Islamic State group on May 17th, in the biggest victory for the group in the country since the fall of Mosul last year.

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2018-09-24 Debate

Iran Under Pressure: Tehran Vows Retaliation After Ahvaz Attack

Iran's leader, Hassan Rouhani, returns to the UN general assembly for the first time since Washington walked away from the nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions. Rouhani is also...

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2018-09-21 Debate

EU's mounting challenges: European unity faces test over migration

Today we have our eyes firmly fixed on the Austrian city of Salzburg where European Union leaders on Thursday gathered for a second day for a meeting at which the issues of...

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2018-09-19 Debate

Breakthrough in Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul, dismantle nuclear sites

Those are some big, big promises from Kim Jong Un: the dismantling of leading nuclear and missile sites, a joint military liaison team with South Korea, even a first-ever trip to...

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2018-09-18 Debate

Syria: What's the deal? Russia, Turkey agree to Idlib buffer zone

Have they avoided the worst, or simply delayed the inevitable? Ten days after airing their differences publicly, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree to a buffer zone...

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2018-09-13 Debate

Brewing storm: The politics of extreme weather

After heatwaves, monsoons and forest fires this summer, warming ocean temperatures have Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas and Typhoon Mangkhut soon to batter the...

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