News Roundup 7/16/19

by | Jul 16, 2019

News Roundup 7/16/19

by | Jul 16, 2019

US News

  • The House and Senate’s NDAA bills head to committee. The NDAA bills passed have key differences about limiting the president’s war powers. [Link]

North Korea

  • North Korea warns that planned US and South Korean wargames could kill peace talks. North Korea sees a pattern of the US backing out of commitments. A South Korean legislature reports that the former North Korean nuclear negotiator is alive. Many media sources have reported he was executed. [Link]
  • Kim Jong-un is pushing the US for security guarantees over sanctions relief at talks. [Link]

Middle East

  • Eleven people were killed by a landmine in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • Iran says it will return to the situation from before the JCPOA unless Europeans fulfill their obligations. [Link]
  • Bahrain’s king recruited al-Qaeda commanders to kill Shi’ite leaders during the 2011 Arab Spring. [Link]
  • According to the UN, warring parties in Yemen agree to ceasefire moves. [Link]

Libya

  • Trump is becoming more supportive of Haftar. [Link]

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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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