News Roundup 7/15/20

by | Jul 15, 2020

News Roundup 7/15/20

by | Jul 15, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • An Arkansas judge has been exposed for trading sex for favorability in his courtroom. Judge Tim Parker traded money and drugs to women for sex. He also acted as a lawyer and accepted sex for his services. [Link]
  • The Trump Administration rescinds an order that required students with only online classes in the fall to leave the country. [Link]
  • The Pentagon is seeking a $10 billion bailout for defense contractors. [Link]
  • Officials in the Pentagon are considering nationalizing the weapons industry. [Link]
  • Rep. Barbra Lee passed an amendment that repeals the 2001 and 2001 AUMFs into an appropriations bill. [Link]
  • The Congressional bipartisan foreign policy establishment continues its efforts to prevent Trump from ending wars. [Link]

Catalonia

  • The leader of Catalonia’s Parliament says he is being spied on by the Spanish government. [Link]

China

  • Trump says he signed legislation and an executive order to remove Hong Kong’s special status and punish China. [Link]
  • China says the US is inciting a confrontation in the South China Sea. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • Officials say US troops levels in Afghanistan have dropped to 8,000 and the US has fully left five bases. [Link]
  • The US spent $14.4 million on an internet-based equipment tracking system for the Afghan Army. The system is almost useless as many Afghan units don’t have an internet connection. [Link]

Azerbaijan/Armenia

  • Ten people have been killed in three days of border clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia. [Link]

Yemen

  • At least 14,500 migrants have been arrested in Yemen and sent to immigration detainment camps. [Link]
  • Coronavirus is making the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Yemen even worse. [Link]

Kyle Anzalone

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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