News Roundup 10/27/20

by | Oct 27, 2020

News Roundup 10/27/20

by | Oct 27, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. [Link]
  • The State Department approved $2.4 billion in new weapon sales to Taiwan. [Link]
  • The US signed an agreement with India to share satellite and map data. [Link]
  • Fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh restarted hours after a US-brokered ceasefire took effect. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • 6,000 Afghan civilians were killed or injured in the first nine months of 2020. [Link]
  • Intra-Afghan peace talks stall and Qatar will step in to mediate talks. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US issued new sanctions on Iranian who are connected to the oil industry. [Link]
  • Child malnutrition is at highs in regions of Yemen. [Link]
  • The Malian President said he is open to talking with the Islamist militants that control large areas of Mali. France, which had colonial rule over Mali and gives current military support, is opposed to the talks. [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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