News Roundup 10/23/20

by | Oct 23, 2020

News Roundup 10/23/20

by | Oct 23, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • A former business associate of Hunter Biden, confirms the emails published by the NY Post are real and Joe Biden discussed overseas business with his son Hunter. [Link]
  • In California, a school sent a letter to a 12-year-old boy threatening him with arrest for missing a 90-minute Zoom class. [Link]
  • Trump’s former Ambassador to Germany attempted to negotiate regime change in Venezuela. [Link]
  • A Russian official says the US and Russia are still not close to reaching an agreement on extending New Start. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The US has been providing the Taliban with air support in the fight against ISIS in Afghanistan. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US signed an agreement with Israel that promises to maintain Israel’s military edge over other regional states. [Link]
  • Turkey tested the Russian made S-400 air defense system. Turkey said it was unconcerned about US objections. [Link]
  • The US sanctioned the Iranian envoy to Iraq. Iran responded by blacklisting the US envoy to Iraq. [Link]

Africa

  • Warring parties in Libya signed a ceasefire brokered by the UN. [Link]
  • The Malian army freed 2,000 people in a town besieged by jihadists for two weeks. [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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