News Roundup 11/17/20

by | Nov 17, 2020

News Roundup 11/17/20

by | Nov 17, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • An Arkansas police officer went to the wrong address and shot a family dog for no reason. [Link]
  • Obama defends his drone program in a new book. [Link]
  • Trump is planning a series of hostile actions against China to box in the incoming Biden administration. [Link]
  • The National Security Adviser says Chinese company Huawei is the number one concern. [Link]
  • Trump is expected to sign a troops drawdown order for Afghanistan. It could reduce troops to 2,500 by early 2021. [Link]

Middle east

  • Trump asked for options to attack an Iranian nuclear site but decided against it. [Link]
  • Trump plans to name the Houthi as a terror group. [Link]

Africa

  • Ethiopia’s leader says the opportunity for the militants in Tigray to surrender has passed. Ethiopia will now attempt to capture the capital of Tigray. [Link]
  • Six people were killed by a suicide bomber in Somalia. [Link]

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