News Roundup 10/21/20

by | Oct 21, 2020

News Roundup 10/21/20

by | Oct 21, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • House Republicans introduce a bill that labels China as the top national security threat to the US. [Link]
  • The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi is suing Saudi Crown Prince MBS over the death of Khashoggi in a US court. [Link]
  • More US troops from Trump’s drawdown in Germany may be deployed to Eastern Europe rather than coming home. [Link]

Asia

  • A Chinese soldier captured by India after the soldier crossed the border has been returned to China. [Link]
  • A second ceasefire in the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflicts fails to stop fighting. The death toll is at least over 800. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • Thousands of Afghans crowded outside the Pakistani consulate, hoping to get a visa. When people started to move around, it caused 15 people to be trampled to death. [Link]
  • Major fighting in Afghanistan left as many as 80 dead in the Kandahar Province. In other areas of Afghanistan, the Afghan government claimed to kill 25 Taliban fighters. [Link]
  • The special inspector general for the Afghan War finds the US wasted $3.4 billion in Afghanistan in 2018 and 2019. [Link]

Syria

  • Israel attacked sites in a Syrian village. [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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