News Roundup 8/30/21

by | Aug 30, 2021

News Roundup 8/30/21

by | Aug 30, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Fauci backs vaccine mandates for US children and says the FDA should have enough data by October to determine if it is safe for children. [Link]
  • Video surfaces of a Colorado cop murdering a dog. After shooting the dog, the officer refused to let the owner comfort or take the dog to a vet. [Link]


  • US warships passed through the Taiwan Strait. [Link]


  • An Australian soldier who reported war crimes had her home targeted with a small explosive. [Link]


  • The US carried out a drone strike in Kabul, killing at least nine members of one family. Six children were killed. The US says the strike targeted an ISIS car bomb. [Link]
  • The US says it has evacuated over 100,000 people from Afghanistan and at least 1,000 remain at the airport to be flown out. [Link]
  • Turkey says the Kabul airport is in need of repair before civilian fights can resume. The Taliban are talking with Turkey about providing personnel to operate the airport. [Link]
  • The Taliban say they will allow all foreign nationals – and Afghans with permission to travel to another country – to leave Afghanistan. [Link]
  • The State Department says there are still 250 Americans in Afghanistan trying to leave. [Link]
  • The US destroyed the last CIA outpost in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • Khalid Noor will lead a group – that includes Dostum – in negotiations with the Taliban. [Link]
  • Five rockets were fired at the Kabul airport. The US reported the rockets were intercepted. ISIS-K said they carried out the rocket attack. [Link]

Middle East

  • Half of Americans think military aid to Israel should be restricted. [Link]
  • Israel bombed Gaza in response to flaming balloons being released at the border. In a separate protest, Palestinians in Gaza gathered at the border. Several were injured by Israeli fire. [Link]
  • Iranian officials met with officials from several Gulf Arab states in Iraq. [Link]
  • A Houthi strike on a military base in southern Yemen killed 30-40 Saudi-backed soldiers. [Link]
  • A Saudi airstrike killed 12 Houthi fighters in Yemen. [Link]


  • Militants killed 19 people in a night raid on a village in the Congo. The ADF is suspected to be behind the attack. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

Our Books

libertarian inst books

Related Articles


News Roundup 5/30/2024

News Roundup 5/30/2024

Ukraine  Ukraine Targets Radars That Are Part of Russia’s Nuclear Warning System AWC Blinken Hints US Will Allow Ukraine To Strike Russian Territory With US Missiles AWC Israel Israeli Airstrike in Syria Kills Child, Wounds 10 Civilians AWC Amount of Aid Entering Gaza...

read more
News Roundup 5/29/2024

News Roundup 5/29/2024

Russia White House Threatens to Strengthen Sanctions on China and Russia Putin Warns West of ‘Major Consequences’ If Ukraine Strikes Russian Territory With NATO Missiles AWC Ukraine Targets Radars That Are Part of Russia’s Nuclear Warning System AWC Israel US Says...

read more
News Roundup 5/29/2024

News Roundup 5/23/2024

Gitmo Biden Abandoned Plan to Transfer 11 Detainess from Gitmo Over 'Political Optics' X Russia Russia Begins Nuclear Weapons Drills Near Ukrainian Border The Institute  Speaker Johnson Thinks Ukraine Should Use US Weapons on Russian Territory AWC Estonia Says NATO...

read more
News Roundup 5/29/2024

News Roundup 5/22/2024

Russia Top US General Says There Are ‘No Plans’ To Send US Trainers to Ukraine AWC Zelensky Says NATO Should Shoot Down Russian Missiles Over Ukraine AWC China US Working with EU to Sanction China SCMP Israel Israel Seizes AP’s Equipment, Reverses Move After Pressure...

read more
News Roundup 5/29/2024

News Roundup 5/21/2024

Ukraine Zelensky Remains in Power Despite Presidential Term Expiring AWC Ukraine Pushes for US To Allow US Weapons To Be Used on Russian Territory AWC Iran Republican Iran Hawks Celebrate Death of Iranian President AWC Israel ICC Seeks Arrest Warrants for Israeli and...

read more
News Roundup 5/29/2024

News Roundup 5/20/2024

Ukraine Ukraine’s Latest Conscription Law Stretches Workforce The Institute  Zelensky Rejects Macron’s Proposal for an Olympic Truce With Russia AWC Putin Says Russia Creating ‘Buffer Zone’ in Kharkiv in Response to Ukrainian Attacks on Belgorod AWC Israel American...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This