News Roundup 10/20/20

by | Oct 20, 2020

News Roundup 10/20/20

by | Oct 20, 2020

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US News

  • The Trump campaign is protesting the debate topics because the final debate does not include foreign policy as a topic. [Link]
  • The Director of National Intelligence says Hunter Biden’s emails are not Russian disinformation. [Link]
  • The US and Russia are moving closer to a one-year extension of the New Start Treaty. The US is looking for Russia to agree to freeze the deployment of nuclear weapons during the extension year. [Link]
  • The US, Japan, and Australia conducted naval drills in the South China Sea. [Link]
  • The Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan will meet with Secretary of State Pompeo on Friday.  [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The Taliban agree to halt their offensive and the US will halt airstrikes. [Link]

Syria

  • Turkey is removing one observation post in Idlib, Syria. [Link]

Africa

  • An attack on a Congo prison freed 1,300 prisoners. It is believed the ADP carried out the attack. [Link]
  • Sudan transferred $335 million to ‘US victims of militant attacks and their families’ in an effort to get off of the US State Sponsor of Terrorism List. [Link]

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