News Roundup 2/13/20

by | Feb 13, 2020

News Roundup 2/13/20

by | Feb 13, 2020

US News

  • The Washington Post reveals formerly classified CIA/NSA documents showing how the agencies used a covertly controlled a cryptography company to spy on over 100 countries for decades. [Link]
  • Abby Martin is suing the state of Georgia for violating her right to boycott Israel. [Link]
  • The Space Force says Russian spy satellites are following  American spy satellites. [Link]
  • Trump’s 2021 budget cuts funding for the Palestinian Authority security forces. [Link]
  • Public support for NATO drops in France and the US. [Link]
  • Philippines President Duerte said he is scrapping an agreement with the US that allows American troops to visit his country. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • At least six people were killed by a suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a military academy. [Link]
  • Trump gives his conditional approval of a deal with the Taliban but expects the Taliban to unilaterally reduce violence. [Link]
  • The Special Investigator General for Afghan Reconstruction says the Afghan government either classifies or stops counting negative metrics. [Link]

Syria

  • Turkey claims that Syrian rebel forces backed by Turkey killed over 50 Syrian troops. [Link]

Libya

  • The Battle for Tripoli is escalating in new regions of the city. [Link]
  • Airwars finds Turkey and the UAE are making violence in Libya worse. [Link]

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