News Roundup 9/27/17

by | Sep 27, 2017

  • US officials say Iran did not test a ballistic missile over the weekend. A Trump Tweet from the weekend claimed Iran had tested a ballistic missile. [Link]
  • Trump said the US is “totally prepared” for devastating military action against North Korea. [Link]
  • Chelsea Manning has been barred from entering Canada. [Link]
  • General Dunford answered questions to a Senate committee for his reappointment to as the head of the Joint Cheif of Staff. In the session, Dunford said the US must influence Pakistan to change the situation in Afghanistan and China would be the greatest enemy to the US by 2025. [Link]
  • Ted Snider explains how North Korea’s nuclear weapon and missile programs are logical moves for North Korea. [Link]
  • Trump said the Catalan independence vote was foolish. [Link]
  • The Spanish government says there is a plan to have police officers at every voting station in Catalonia to prevent the independence vote. [Link]
  • The US lost track of $700 million in ammunition sent to Afghanistan. [Link]
  • The Saudi Arabian King issued a decree that will begin a process that will allow women to drive in June 2018. [Link]
  • The Syrian government says they are willing to negotiate Syrian Kurdish autonomy. [Link]
  • Arab media sources are reporting Israel fired on a Syrian military aircraft near the Golan area. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia published a letter threatening nations that support the UN resolution that creates an independent investigation into war crimes in Yemen. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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