News Roundup 9/14/17

by | Sep 14, 2017

  • The Department of Justice announced it would not prosecute six police officers involved in the death of Freddy Gray. [Link]
  • The US army has moved two tank brigades to northern Poland. The US says it is responding to concerns about Russia war games. [Link]
  • Defense Secretary James Mattis said the US needs to retain all three parts of the nuclear triad. In January, Mattis questioned the need for ground based missile silos. [Link]
  • Russia offered to reset relations with the US in March. [Link]
  • The US State Department and Russian Foreign Ministry issued statements saying that they feel no need for further escalation of hostilities. [Link]
  • Russia’s Zapad war games have begun. About 13,000 troops are involved in the war games. [Link]
  • China and Russia warn the US not to attempt a regime change in North Korea. [Link]
  • A look at Southern Asian tensions from an Indian perspective. [Link]
  • This article looks at the jihadist support for the Rohingya. [Link]
  • Myanmar’s location between India and China should discourage the West from intervening in the conflict. [Link]
  • After 9/11, the US developed a surveillance centers in Ethiopia to spy on Ethiopians and others in the Horn of Africa. [Link]
  • This article profiles the possible Iraqi Kurdish state. [Link]
  • The US declassified a map that identified the location of 81 unexploded US bombs in Mosul. [Link]
  • Dozens of Islamic State defectors have crossed into Turkey from the Idlib Province of Syria. [Link]
  • The US used a base in Germany as a route to get weapons to Syrian rebels. [Link]
  • This article explains the logistics of the US weapons support to Syrian rebel groups. [Link]
  • China backs a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights plan to investigate atrocities in Yemen. The US and Saudi Arabia continue to oppose the plan. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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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