DHS plans to collect more data on refugees and immigrants social media accounts. [Link]
70% of Americans believe arms sales make us less safe. [Link]
Italy arrested a Russian executive at the request of the US. Putin condemned Italy for making the arrest. [Link]
A North Korean diplomat says talks with the US will restart at the end of September. [Link]
In at least four different sites, the Myanmar government destroyed Rohingya villages and built government-run camps on the site of the villages. The camps are meant to house Rohingya who are returning from Bangladesh, so far all the Rohingya have refused to return. 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017 because of the army’s ethnic cleansing campaign. [Link]
Daniel Larison explains Trump is killing his Afghan War peace deal. [Link]
Trump said peace talks with the Taliban are dead, but he would not rule out a reduction in US troops. [Link]
The IAEA confirms Iran has begun installing advanced centrifuges. [Link]
Hezbollah shot down an Israeli drone over southern Lebanon. [Link]
Israel bombed a Syrian army camp inside of Syria. [Link]
Turkey says the US is not doing enough to establish a safe zone in northern Syria. [Link]
The Murder of George Floyd The police officer who murdered George Floyd has been charged with manslaughter and murder. Derek Chauvin and three other officers were fired after they murdered Floyd. [Link] Will Porter covers the protests, looting, and police brutality....
US News Trump signs an executive order condemning social media companies for choosing to censor some speech. [Link] Twitter hid Trump’s tweet on the protests in Minneapolis for ‘glorifying violence.’ [Link] The US limits the number of charter flights to Cuba. [Link]...
US news Trump will sign an executive order on social media soon. [Link] Shippers and insurers say it may be impossible to comply with the Trump administration's new guidance on how not to violate US sanctions. [Link] Secretary of State Pompeo announces that Hong Kong...
US News A Minneapolis police officer handcuffed a man and then put his knee on the back of his neck until he died. Four officers were fired after the murder. [Link] Trump said he wants a full withdrawal from Afghanistan, but refused to set a target date. [Link] The US...
US News New CDC estimate finds that less than .3 percent of people who contract coronavirus will die from it and up to 35 percent of people who get it will never show symptoms. [Link] After the US announced it would leave the Open Skies Treaty, the other NATO members...
US News The Libertarian Party elected Jo Jorgensen as its presidential nominee and Spike Cohen as vice president. [Link] France said it regretted the US decision to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty. [Link] The Trump administration is considering carrying out...