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    Russia's Mideast Diplomacy, Croatian Fascism, China's Anti-Terror Partners

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    Andrew Korybko
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    This week’s show starts off by talking about how South Sudan accepted 13,300 peacekeepers right after the latest outbreak of violence there and immediately following the government’s controversial political shakeup.

    After that, we swing around to South Africa to discuss the significance of the nationwide municipal elections that handed control of some of the country’s largest cities to the opposition. The next topic that we address is China’s formation of the Quadrilateral Cooperation and Coordination Mechanism between Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in assisting the region with its struggle against transnational terrorism. Moving over to Europe, we then raise awareness about the rapid fascist revival in Croatia and why it’s not just Serbia that has a reason to be worried. And lastly, our final story of the week is how Russia’s hectic Mideast diplomacy with Iran, Turkey, and Syria proved that to the world that Moscow is definitely back as a force to be reckoned with in the region.

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    Iran, China, Turkey, Syria, Russia, Asia, South Sudan, South Africa
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