News Roundup 10/16/20

by | Oct 16, 2020

News Roundup 10/16/20

by | Oct 16, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The DOJ admits Trump lied on Twitter when he said he ordered all Russiagate docs to be declassified. [Link]
  • House Democrats will work to prevent Trump from removing some troops from Germany in the 2022 NDAA. [Link]
  • Putin proposes the US and Russia extend the New Start Treaty for one year. [Link]
  • The US Sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait. [Link]

Asia

  • Japan has decided to release one million tonnes of water, contaminated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, into the sea. [Link]
  • Militants attacked a Pakistani paramilitary, killing 14. [Link]
  • The US and Taliban agree to ‘re-set’ and work on towards the goals of the peace agreement. [Link]
  • Fighting continues in Armenia and Azerbaijan with civilians caught in the crossfire. [Link] 

Middle East

  • Israel moved forward with plans to build 5,000 settlement homes. Israel has approved the most, new settler homes for any year since 2012. [Link]
  • Iran said one of its largest ports was hit by a cyberattack this week. [Link]
  • Iraqi Shia militias say the ceasefire with the US is conditioned on the US pulling troops out of Iraq. [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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