News Roundup 10/11/2023

by | Oct 11, 2023

News Roundup 10/11/2023

by | Oct 11, 2023

Russia

  • A recent poll found that the number of Ukrainians who want to fight Russia until the end of the war has fallen to 60%. President Volodymyr Zelensky has tight control over media in Ukraine, and his regime has targeted dissenters against fighting the war. The Institute 
  • A top Russian diplomat explained that the Kremlin will not abandon its ban on testing nuclear weapons unless the US detonates a nuke first. President Vladimir Putin recently said that Moscow has no need to alter its current nuclear policy.  The Institute 
  • Germany on Tuesday announced a $1.1 billion weapons package for Ukraine that Berlin said was to help Kyiv get through the winter. AWC

China

  • Sen. Chuck Schumer used a rare meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing to lecture him about China’s response to the Hamas attack on southern Israel, saying he was “disappointed” with Beijing’s neutrality. AWC

Israel

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken deleted a tweet where he said he was “encouraging” efforts to push for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. AWC
  • An Egyptian intelligence official has said that Israel ignored warnings that “something big” was coming amid questions about how the Hamas attack that was launched Saturday took the Israeli government by surprise, considering Gaza is under constant Israeli surveillance. AWC
  • The Israeli defense minister on Monday announced a “complete siege” on Gaza and said Israeli forces were fighting “human animals” as Israeli airstrikes have been bombarding the enclave, which is home to about one million children. AWC
  • The US military has offered Israeli assistance in extracting hostages that Hamas has taken into Gaza, Pentagon officials told the media on Tuesday. AWC
  • As Israel has declared a “complete siege” on Gaza in response to the Hamas attack on southern Israel, the US is scrambling to get more weapons in the hands of the Israelis. AWC
  • On Monday, Israeli officials said they had no evidence that Iran was involved in the Hamas attack on southern Israel after a report from The Wall Street Journal claimed Iranian officials helped plot the operation. AWC
  • The US military has offered Israel assistance in extracting hostages that Hamas has taken into Gaza, Pentagon officials told the media on Tuesday. AWC
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Biden in a phone call on Sunday that Israel had to launch a ground invasion into the besieged Gaza Strip and ruled out the idea of negotiations, Axios reported on Monday. AWC
  • The US might deploy a second aircraft carrier to the Eastern Mediterranean Sea to support Israel’s attack on Gaza, two Pentagon officials told POLITICO on Tuesday. AWC
  • The Rafah border crossing between Egypt and Gaza has been closed off as Palestinians have nowhere to flee amid relentless Israeli airstrikes that started in response to the Hamas attack on southern Israel. AWC
  • Lawmakers in the US and Israel have called for the mass slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza in response to the Hamas attack on southern Israel that has killed at least 1,000 Israelis. So far, Israeli retaliation has killed 900 Palestinians, a number that’s growing amid Israel’s bombardment of Gaza. AWC

Syria

  • Ankara, Washington’s NATO ally, continued launching airstrikes in northeast Syria on Monday against US-backed Kurdish militias. According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least 20 people were killed and dozens more were wounded. The Institute

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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