News Roundup 11/1/2023

by | Nov 1, 2023

News Roundup 11/1/2023

by | Nov 1, 2023

US News

  • Biden administration officials are arguing that the US needs to fund the wars in Ukraine and Gaza to send a message to China in their pitch for Congress to authorize a massive $105 billion spending package that includes military aid for Israel, Ukraine, and Taiwan. AWC

Russia

  • The civilian leader of the North Atlantic alliance condemned the Hamas attack on Israel but emphasized that support for Tel Aviv must not encroach on aid for Ukraine. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg went on to warn Iran and Hezbollah against attacking Israel as Tel Aviv relentlessly bombs Gaza. The Institute 

Israel

  • American special operations forces are on the ground in Israel helping locate the hostages Hamas brought into Gaza after the October 7 attack on southern Israel, a Pentagon official said on Tuesday. AWC
  • During conversations with Israeli officials, it became clear to the Biden administration that Israel believed “mass civilian casualties” were an acceptable price of the bombing campaign in Gaza, The New York Times reported on Monday. AWC
  • Israeli warplanes on Tuesday hammered the Jabalia refugee camp in northern Gaza with airstrikes, killing at least 50 people. AWC
  • The US and Israel are considering establishing a multinational force to occupy the Gaza Strip if Israel successfully eliminates Hamas, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. AWC
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lobbied European leaders to pressure Egypt into allowing Palestinian refugees into its territory from Gaza, Financial Times reported on Monday. AWC

Yemen

  • A military spokesman for Yemen’s Houthis, which govern most of north Yemen, said Tuesday they launched missiles and drones at Israel and warned the attacks would continue until Israel ends its war in Gaza. AWC

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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