News Roundup 7/12/18

Read Scott Horton's new book Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan
  • A poll of Germans finds they do not want US troops in their country. [Link]
  • Trump demands NATO member states spend 4% of GDP on defense. [Link]
  • Macedonia is invited to join NATO. Macedonia’s membership will be contingent on reaching a deal with Greece over the countries official name. [Link]
  • Gareth Porter explains how the media and war hawks are working to derail the peace process with North Korea. [Link]
  • A new Israeli settlement in Khan Al Ahmar will kill the two-state solution. [Link]
  • Israel prevents a boat of injured Palestinians from leaving Gaza to travel to Cyprus for medical treatment. [Link]
  • A Pakistani political leader was killed in a bombing at a campaign event. [Link]
  • The UK will send an additional 440 troops to Afghanistan at the US request. [Link]
  • Stephen Walt argues Afghanistan is the worst American war. [Link]
  • Rebel groups in four Syrian towns in southwest Syria surrender to Assad. [Link]
  • After a drone crossed into Israeli from Syria, Israel fired missiles at Syrian Army positions in southwest Syria. Syria reports some of the missiles were intercepted and did not report casualties from the attack. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia issues a Royal Pardon for everything Saudis have done in Yemen. [Link]
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Read Scott Horton's new book Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan