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Economist 7/15/16

  1. Germany exempts most heirs of businesses from inheritance tax, provided they do not lay people off for seven years. That, however, can lead to rather perverse outcomes.
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The Case for Kurdish Statehood

by Noah Beck
Special to IPT News
July 11, 2016

Why has the West been so supportive of Palestinian nationalism, yet so reluctant to support the Kurds, the  1,469 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Islamic State Tightens Grip On Captives Held As Sex Slaves

KHANKE, Iraq (GP) — The advertisement on the Telegram app is as chilling as it is incongruous: A girl for sale is “Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old…. 460 more words

Middle-East

Glavin: Assyrians are the forgotten players in Mideast carnage

They are the original people of Mesopotamia’s cradle of civilization, the indigenous people of ancient Sumer and Babylon, and they’ve been around for at least 5,000 years. 966 more words

Columnists

The second Iraqi front

In an operation that looks like the twin brother (sister?) of the SDF’s recent activity north of Raqqa, in Syria, American Special Forces are embedded… 705 more words

Furriners

Islamic State bomb supply chain includes firms in 20 countries

Companies from 20 countries are involved in the supply chain of components that end up in Islamic State explosives, a study found on Thursday, suggesting governments and firms need to do more to track the flow of cables, chemicals and other equipment. 460 more words

Crime

The 'ripple effect': Canada's support for the Kurds brings unintended consequences

Whenever he is asked what direction Canada will take in fighting Islamic extremists in Iraq, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan points to what he calls the “ripple effect.” 2,270 more words

Politics