News Roundup 8/2/18

by | Aug 2, 2018

News Roundup 8/2/18

by | Aug 2, 2018

  • Senate Democrats circulated a memo on heavily increasing government regulation of the internet. [Link]
  • Congress passes the 2019 NDAA authorizing $716 billion in military spending next year. [Link]
  • State Senator Richard Black explains the importance of Wikileaks. [Link]
  • An innocent man imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay write a letter about his inhuman treatment. [Link]
  • The US sanctions two Turkish officials in retaliation for Turkey’s detention of a US pastor. [Link]
  • Israeli soldiers abuse and mistreat Palestinian children. [Link]
  • Russia announces Iranian troops will stay at least 85 Km from the Israeli occupied Golan Heights. Israel rejects this and demands Iranian forces leave Syria. [Link]
  • The Taliban carry out a successful offensive against ISIS-K. Over 200 ISIS fighters surrendered to the Afghan government. [Link]
  • The Iraqi government has taken in over $700 billion in oil revenue since 2005. Nearly all of the money has been spent. $277 billion has gone missing. [Link]
  • Eritrea and Somalia agree to restore diplomatic relations. [Link]

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Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, assistant editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter.

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