News Roundup 10/25/17

by | Oct 25, 2017

  • In Honolulu, you can be fined for looking at your phone while crossing the street. [Link]
  • Senator Jeff Flake announces he will not seek reelection. [Link]
  • An Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer was sentenced to seven years in prison for taking bribes and sex in exchange for work permit documentation. [Link]
  • Jimmy Gurule argues US troops in Niger are illegal under the war powers act. [Link]
  • Adam Johnson on the hypocrisy of the New York Time editorial board. [Link]
  • After meeting with Defense Secretary James Mattis, Senator Lindsey Graham said the global war on terror will be explaining. Graham also said the war is moving to Africa. [Link]
  • Nick Turse on the expanding role of the US military in Africa. [Link]
  • The US is using Niger as a hub for military operations in West Africa. [Link]
  • Afghani warlord Hekmatyar has returned to the capital city of Kabul and is giving a series of political speeches. [Link]
  • Afghan President Ghani traveled to India to meet with Indian Prime Minister Modi. [Link]
  • The Kurdistan Regional Government issues a statement to the Iraqi government. The Kurdish government will freeze the referendum on independence. [Link]

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Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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