News Roundup 9/25/20

by | Sep 25, 2020

News Roundup 9/25/20

by | Sep 25, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The attorney of Mike Flynn releases documents on Crossfire Razor. [Link]
  • John Durham unredacted a footnote in the Horowitz Report that shows a sub-source of the Steele Dossier was the subject of an FBI counterintelligence probe from 2009-2011. [Link]
  • The US, UK, and France announce sanctions on individuals in Belarus over the country’s August election. [Link]
  • China accuses the US of masking its spy planes as civilian aircraft. [Link]
  • The US will provide $720 million in aid to Syria and $102 million to South Sudan. [Link]

Korea

  • North Koreans killed a South Korean official. Kim Jong-un apologized to South Korea and said the official was killed out of Covid concerns. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • Scores of fighters – and at least six civilians – were killed by heavy fighting across Afghanistan. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US supplied nearly half of the weapons in the Middle East from 2015-2019. [Link]
  • Several high-ranking Congressmen express concern over Israel losing its Qualitative Military Edge over Arab states if the US sells the F-35 to the UAE. [Link]
  • The US sanctioned several Iranians over alleged human rights violations. [Link]
  • The US will extend sanction waivers to Iraq to import Iranian electricity for another 60 days. [Link]
  • Over 900 airstrikes and shells have hit Yemeni farms in the past three years. [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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