News Roundup 1/11/21

by | Jan 11, 2021

News Roundup 1/11/21

by | Jan 11, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The Wall Street Journal reports Biden plans to pass a domestic terrorism law and is being pushed to create a position to combat ideologically inspired violent extremists. [Link]
  • The FBI says someone planted pipe bombs at the DNC and RNC HQ in DC on January 6th. [Link]
  • Big tech companies are cracking down on social media accounts linked to the president and his supporters. [Link]
  • Biden will nominate William Burns as CIA Director. Burns was the Deputy Secretary of State before leaving the government to run the Carnegie Endowment. [Link]
  • Secretary of State Pompeo says the US is lifting the self-imposed restrictions on US officials meeting with their Taiwanese counterparts. [Link]

Venezuela

  • Rights groups report clashes between the Venezuelan police and gangs killed 23 people. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • Thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • An Afghan government airstrike killed 14 civilians from one family. [Link]

Middle East

  • An Iranian lawmaker says if the US does not remove sanctions on Iran by Feb. 21, Iran will expel the IAEA inspectors. [Link]
  • The US sanctioned the head of Iraq’s Shia militias. [Link]
  • The Trump administration will label the Houthi as a terror organization. The move will limit the amount of aid that can get into Yemen. [Link]

Africa

  • AFRICOM says a US airstrike killed five suspected terrorists in Somalia. [Link]
  • The Ethiopian government killed 15 members of the Tigray leadership. Eight others were captured including the region’s former president. [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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