News Roundup 9/10/20

by | Sep 10, 2020

News Roundup 9/10/20

by | Sep 10, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • US airlines are asking for another $25 billion bailout. The airlines already received a $39 billion bailout. [Link]
  • The US will stop doing additional covid screening for international travelers. [Link]
  • Consortium News breaks down day three of Assange’s extradition hearing. [Link]
  • Assange’s extradition hearing was postponed till Monday as a lawyer for the US may have been exposed to Covid. [Link]

Foreign Policy 

  • The US has finished building its Cyber Command at Fort Gordon. The US will now look to carry out offensive cyber operations. [Link]
  • Northrop Grumman wins a $13.3 billion contract to build the new ICBM. [Link]

China

  • US officials announce that some Chinese researchers and graduate students will not be given visas over concerns they will steal the research. [Link]
  • Taiwan carried out a missile test. China responded by its fighters flying in Taiwanese airspace. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • The Taliban claim the Afghan government has fallen short in the prisoner swap and needs to release 100 of its members before talks begin. The Afghan government claims to have released all the prisoners they were required too. [Link]

Middle East

  • 2,000 US troops will leave Iraq this month. The troop level will be reduced to 3,000. [Link]
  • Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu wants to investigate the investigators that concluded he was corrupt and brought charges against him. [Link]
  • A UN investigator finds US and Iranian weapons have fueled war crimes in Yemen. [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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