News Roundup 10/13/20

by | Oct 13, 2020

News Roundup 10/13/20

by | Oct 13, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The White House is moving forward with three weapon sales to Taiwan. The sales of rocket launchers, air-to-ground missiles, and F-16 upgrades. The sale is increasing tensions with China. [Link]
  • The US carried out airstrikes against the Taliban as the group advanced on Afghan government forces. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The top US general says the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan is “conditions-based.” Trump said US troops will be home by Christmas. [Link]
  • A Palestinian, in Israeli administrative detention, has been on a months-long hunger strike for his release. He is nearing death and slipping in and out of a coma. [Link]

Middle East

  • Al-Qaeda in Syria reports killing 13 ISIS fighters. [Link]
  • In Yemen, Saudi forces killed at least one child in an airstrike and Saudi-backed forces injured a child at a school. [Link]
  • Suspected jihadists killed 12 soldiers in central Mali. [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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