Thursday's global agenda: Iran sanctions edition

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Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE agreed to attend an emergency meeting on Syria this weekend following personal appeals by U.N./Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan to consider new proposals for a Syrian political transition. [The Washington Post]

Turkey is deploying anti-aircraft batteries along the border with Syria following the downing of one of its jets. [The New York Times]

Mitt Romney's foreign policy advisers are riven by internal rivalries. [Reuters]

Al-Monitor has a shortlist of potential nominees for U.S. ambassador to Iraq.

Foreign Policy takes the U.S. media to task for failing to report on what could be Sudan's Arab Spring moment.

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