News Roundup 8/27/21

by | Aug 27, 2021

News Roundup 8/27/21

by | Aug 27, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Brazil

  • YouTube suspended payments to 14 Brazilian accounts it says pushed ‘election misinformation.’ [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The Afghan Health Ministry reports 113 people were killed in the suicide bombing by ISIS-K at Kabul airport. Thirteen American soldiers are among the dead. [Link]
  • Biden orders strikes against ISIS-K in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • Politico reports the US gave the Taliban a list of US citizens, green card holders, and Afghan allies it would like the Taliban to allow to travel to the Kabul airport. [Link]

Middle East

  • In April, Israel only gave the US a 2-hour notice before attacking a nuclear facility in Iran. [Link]
  • US Envoy to Iran Robert Malley says the US is prepared to compromise on difficult issues. [Link]
  • Japan could mediate talks between the US and Iran. [Link]
  • A ceasefire agreement in Syria fell apart and led to fighting resuming in Daraa. [Link] 

Nigeria

  • Nigerian students who were abducted three months ago were released to their parents. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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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