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News Roundup 7/23/20

by | Jul 23, 2020

News Roundup 7/23/20

by | Jul 23, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Ohio State House Speaker Larry Householder was arrested in a massive corruption scheme to get bailouts for failing nuclear power plants. [Link]
  • Trump announces the expansion of Operation Legend. The operation is the deployment of federal police to cities identified as out of control. The operation will expand to Chicago and Albuquerque. [Link]
  • The Department of Justice will spend $61 million on grants to hire federal police officers for Operation Legend. [Link]
  • The police officer who murdered George Floyd was charged with several counts of tax fraud. [Link]
  • The Senate rejected an amendment to the 2021 NDAA that would have cut the Pentagon budget by 10%. [Link]
  • The new Air/Space Force Arctic defense plans calls for more war games and missile defense. [Link]

UK

  • The UK government says there is no evidence Russia meddled in the 2016 Brexit vote. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The Afghan government carried out several airstrikes killing at least 45 people. Six of the dead are alleged to be Taliban, but most are civilians. [Link]

Middle East

  • Turkey is moving deeper into Iraq in its operation against the Kurdish PKK. The operation is not authorized by Iraq, but Turkey is setting up bases inside Iraq. [Link]
  • Over two million Yemeni children under five are suffering from malnutrition. At the end of August, the WFP could cut aid to 2.5 million Yemeni children. [Link]
  • Egypt reports killing 18 militants who were plotting a terror 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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