News Roundup 7/1/20

by | Jul 1, 2020

News Roundup 7/1/20

by | Jul 1, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The Supreme Court ruled against a strict Louisiana abortion law. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the liberal members in a 5-4 decision. [Link]
  • The Colorado police officers that killed Elijah McClain were placed on paid leave after photos surfaced showing them near the place that McClain died. [Link]
  • Police killed five other men the same day George Floyd was murdered. [Link]
  • A Senator introduces a bill to reform qualified immunity. [Link]
  • Overdose deaths are spiking during the lockdown. [Link]

China

  • The FCC declares two Chinese telecoms to be national security threats. [Link]
  • Chain passes a new national security law affecting Hong Kong. The Chinese law will make some crimes committed in Hong Kong punishable by Beijing. [Link]

Korea

  • South Korea is pushing for Trump and Kim to meet one more time before the US election. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • Pompeo spoke with the head of the Taliban delegation on a video call about peace talks in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • The NSA disagreed with other US intelligence agencies about allegations that Russia paid the Taliban a bounty for American soldiers. The NSA’s descent kept Trump from being briefed on the assertion. [Link]

Middle East

  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is pushing the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo against Iran that is set to expire in October. [Link]
  • The US is pushing Israel to make an “offer” to the Palestinians to off-set annexation. Israel planned to start the annexation process sometime after July 1st. [Link]
  • Russia says Turkey cannot reexport the S-400 missiles to Russia without Russian permission. The US is threatening to sanction Turkey over the missiles. [Link]
  • Turkish media reports Turkey will continue to make F-35 parts through 2022. The US removed Turkey from the F-35 program because Turkey bought Russian air defense. [Link]
  • Dilapidated oil infrastructure in US-occupied Syria is endangering the Syrians. [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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