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A Hamas delegation arrived in Cairo on Sunday for hostage deal talks, but Israel has boycotted the negotiations.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu broke off hostage deal talks because Hamas did not provide a list of all the living Israeli hostages. Sources in Israel’s security cabinet criticized Netanyahu’s demand in comments to Haaretz.

In the heart of Arizona, a fourth-generation rancher named John Ladd has been grappling with the harsh realities of the border crisis under President Joe Biden's administration.

His 1,600-acre ranch, which stretches 10.5 miles along the southern border, has become a grim testament to the crisis, with 17 dead bodies, so-called 'rape trees,' and illegal immigrants found on his property.

On Thursday, President Joe Biden, accompanied by several top-ranking officials, made a visit to the southern border in Brownsville, Texas.

Notably absent from the delegation was Vice President Kamala Harris.

Remember when, in the immediate aftermath of the Ukraine war, Russian oil immediately traded down to a discount of as much as 30% below spot Brent as the entire western world suddenly found itself locked out of access to the most valuable Russian export (which also meant that China and India were the only natural buyers left) and the price of Russian oil had to reflect the explicit plunge in demand?

Why War is Inevitable & the Outcome MikeRivero

One of the basic rules of war is that you always keep two fronts going simultaneously. The first is the obvious battlefield. However, the second is communication. Suppose you DO NOT keep communication open through the back channels. In that case, there is NEVER the possibility of PEACE, and the war then becomes concluded only when one side is obliterated.

CIA gave highly classified intelligence to journos to fight a PR war against anti-Ukraine Republicans in Congress MikeRivero

Well, it looks like the band’s back together. The CIA and the New York Times have teamed up yet again to pull a fast one on the American people. Sadly, this shouldn’t surprise anybody. After all, the CIA and the New York Times have been working together to gaslight the American people on a whole host of issues, including the infamous and debunked “Russia hoax.”

Schizophrenic world order: The West is willing to destroy its financial system to punish Russia MikeRivero

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has become the latest to add her voice to the growing chorus of Western officials calling for the seizure of Russia’s $300 billion in frozen foreign-exchange reserves for the benefit of Ukraine. This comes after UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak penned an op-ed over the weekend in which he called for the West to be “bolder” in moving toward confiscating the assets.