News Roundup 9/11/20

by | Sep 11, 2020

News Roundup 9/11/20

by | Sep 11, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Nebraska allowed a $25,000 property to be sold without notifying the owner over a $900 tax bill. [Link]
  • Hundreds of Covid stimulus checks went to Australians. [Link]

Foreign Policy

  • Six of Oregon’s largest helicopters that could assist in fighting wildfires are in Afghanistan at the request of the Department of Defense. [Link]
  • Trump told Bob Woodward that he protected Saudi Crown Prince MbS after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. [Link]
  • The Department of Defense is working with the White House to get a $10 to $20 billion bailout for defense contractors. [Link] 
  • The commander of US forces in Korea says he sees no indication North Korea plans on lashing out. [Link]
  • Peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban are set to begin Saturday. Secretary of State Pompeo is expected to attend. [Link]

China

  • Taiwan carried out a second day of missile tests. China responded by flying fighter jets in Taiwanese airspace. [Link]

Syria

  • Israel fired a number of missiles at the Syrian city Aleppo. Syrian media claims the missiles were intercepted. [Link]

Africa

  • Libya reports militants raided an oil field and killed one person. [Link]
  • Suspected Islamist militants killed 53 people in the Congo. [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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