News Roundup 6/24/20

by | Jun 24, 2020

News Roundup 6/24/20

by | Jun 24, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US news

  • Seattle authorities say they will dismantle the CHAZ after two shootings. [Link]
  • Trump says he will sign an executive order protecting statues from hoodlums and anarchists. [Link]
  • The government will release the first person held under the indefinite detention power. Adham Amin Hassoun finished his prison term in 2017 then his detention was continued without charge by the Trump admin. [Link]
  • Senate Democrats claim Trump did not give sufficient notice on his decision to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty. [Link]
  • The US says it will hold more nuclear arms talks with Russia in July or August. The US continues to press for China to be a part of any agreement. [Link]
  • The US sailed a destroyer off the coast of Venezuela. [Link]

Mexico

  • Fifteen people were killed by assailants in Mexico. The attackers have not been identified. [Link]

Korea

  • South Korea says John Bolton incorrectly explains North Korean nuclear negotiations in his new book. [Link]
  • Activists in South Korea went ahead with a plan to send propaganda to North Korea via balloon. North Korea demanded South Korea prevent the activists from carrying out the plan. [Link]

China/India

  • Experts warn the risk of conflict between the US and China is growing. [Link]
  • Indian and Chinese military officials agree to disengage from a contested border area where scores of soldiers died in fighting last week. [Link]
  • China blames India for the border clash. [Link]
  • China disputes the claim 40 of its soldiers died in clashes with India. [Link]
  • India and Pakistan expel several of each other diplomats over spying allegations. [Link]

Israel

  • Trump aides meet with Israeli officials to discuss annexation plans. 
  • Israeli airstrikes killed at least seven people in Syria. [Link]

Congo

  • At least 20 people were killed in attacks on two villages in the Congo. The ADP is likely behind the attack. [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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