News Roundup 6/11/20

by | Jun 11, 2020

News Roundup 6/11/20

by | Jun 11, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • A group in Seattle is occupying several city blocks and declared it an autonomous zone. The occupation includes a police precinct building. The occupiers have released a list of demands. [Link]
  • Minneapolis police slashed the tires of protesters. [Link]
  • The National Guard fired that shot that killed a Louisville citizen. [Link]
  • Joe Biden proposes giving $300 million to police. [Link]
  • ICE plans to spend $18 million on thousands of new tasers. [Link]
  • The World Court is seeking to have a US district court to force Facebook to give data from the account of the Myanmar military – the accounts been banned. [Link]

Great Power

  • China will not attend arms control talks with the US and Russia on June 22nd. [Link]
  • The US deploys two aircraft carriers to the Pacific in case of another coronavirus outbreak. [Link]

Middle East

  • Israeli officials say they will start the annexation of the West Bank by making the largest settlement blocks a part of Israel. [Link]
  • The IAEA confirms Iran is not working to make weapons-grade Plutonium. [Link]
  • Denmark is sending up to 285 troops to Iraq to be apart of NATO’s training mission. [Link]
  • Turkey says jihadists in the Idlib province are causing the ceasefire in Syria to fall apart. [Link]
  • Libyan ceasefire talks are underway. [Link]

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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