News Roundup 9/26/17

by | Sep 26, 2017

  • Trump put a new travel ban in place. Sudan was left off the list this time. [Link]
  • Three Republican Senators now oppose the Graham Cassidy health care reform bill. The Senate will be unable to pass the bill without their support. [Link]
  • H.R. McMaster said North Korea must allow inspections and declare it is committed to getting rid of nuclear weapons before the US will negotiate with North Korea. [Link]
  • Jimmy Carter says the US needs to talk to its enemies and warns against provoking North Korea. [Link]
  • North Korea says a tweet posted by Donald Trump is a declaration of war. North Korea also threatened to shoot down US aircraft in international airspace. [Link]
  • Patrick Cockburn gives analysis on the Kurdish referendum vote. [Link]
  • The Iraqi Kurds have voted overwhelmingly to form a new state. [Link]
  • In response to the Kurdish independence vote, Iran has closed the border with Iraqi Kurdistan. [Link] The Syrian government has refused to validate the vote. The Iraqi Parliament has voted send troops to the Kirkuk Province and other disputed areas. The Turkish government has threated to stop oil exports from the Iraqi Kurds. [Link]
  • The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces claim they were hit by a Russian airstrike outside of Deir Ezzor. Russia denies the claims. [Link]
  • Dozens of children were killed by a US airstrike in Syria that hit a school. [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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