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The Filthy American


About Me

Formerly a resident of Iraqi Kurdistan during the Iraq war, now in the American south. Writing about conflicts, culture, geopolitics and anything I think a reader will find worth reading.



India Expels Canadian Diplomat Amid Escalating Tensions

What You Need To Know: India decisively expelled a senior Canadian diplomat on Tuesday, heightening a bilateral dispute over Canadian claims of India's involvement in the killing of a Sikh separatist leader near Vancouver. The Details: India swiftly dismissed these allegations as...

Brazilian Navy Seizes 3.6 Tons of Cocaine at Sea

In a significant operation off the northeastern coast of Pernambuco state, the Brazilian Navy announced on Tuesday that they successfully intercepted a small motor boat, detaining five crew members en route to Africa. The vessel, primarily utilized for both...

TikTok Ban Gains Support from 18 State Attorneys General

What You Need To Know: Eighteen state attorneys general have thrown their weight behind Montana's move to ban the Chinese-owned app TikTok. They're urging a U.S. judge to reject legal challenges before the Jan. 1 start date. Led by Virginia...

Iran Reveals Names in Potential U.S. Prisoner Swap Amid Asset Transfer

What You Need To Know Iran has officially named the five individuals it hopes to see released in the United States, as part of a potential exchange for five Iranian-Americans currently held in Tehran, along with the transfer of billions...

Lithium Reservoir Found in US Could Be World’s Largest

What You Need To Know: In the global race for lithium, crucial for electric vehicle batteries, the US may have struck gold. A recent study in Science Advances reveals the McDermitt Caldera, a volcanic crater on the Nevada-Oregon border, likely...

British Researcher Arrested on Suspicion of Spying for China

What You Need To Know: It came to light on Monday that two individuals in the United Kingdom, including a Parliament researcher, were arrested in March on suspicion of spying for China. The detained researcher, known for close ties to the...

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