News Roundup 9/20/17

by | Sep 20, 2017

  • Trump gave a speech to the UN General Assembly. [Link]
  • Trista Parsi explains how Trump conflated Iran and North Korea in his speech to the UN. [Link]
  • Someone used Bitcoin to buy a home for the first time. [Link]
  • Families of victims of the US drone program are suing in court for the US to admit the strike was unlawful and to apologize. [Link]
  • The Spanish government is searching for ballots to try to seize them to prevent the Catalonian independence vote. Police have also questioned several mayors from the Catalonian region. [Link]
  • Myanmar’s leader says she is not afraid of claims that her country is engaging in ethnic cleansing. She says over 50% of Rohingya villages are intact. [Link]
  • Iran’s President says no one will trust the US again if the US backs out of the nuclear deal. [Link]
  • The US closed a military outpost in southern Syria near the border with Iraq. [Link]
  • The Pentagon is working to improve communications with Russia in Syria. [Link]
  • Marko Marjanovic sets the stage for the race for eastern Syria. Both the Assad backed forces and US-backed forces are looking to take as much ground from the Islamic State as possible. [Link]
  • Nine Yemeni civilians were killed by a Saudi airstrike. The civilians were in their home and most of the dead were children. [Link]


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