News Roundup 9/7/20

by | Sep 7, 2020

News Roundup 9/7/20

by | Sep 7, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • After Florida placed more police officers in schools, the number of school arrests and physical restraints went up. Police arrested 345 elementary school children in 2018-19. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • Trump plans to nominate Will Rugar to be Ambassador to Afghanistan. Rugar wants to withdraw US troops. [Link]
  • The US and Taliban officials travel to Qatar for peace talks with the Afghan government. [Link]
  • The Afghan government has delayed its delegation’s arrival in Qatar over disputes about the speaking times and arrangement of flags. [Link]

Israel

  • Israel is preparing to build 5,000 new settlement homes in the West Bank. [Link]
  • US officials say Israeli Prime Minister has privately dropped his opposition to selling the UAE F-35s. [Link]

Yemen

  • Saudi warplanes killed at least four Yemeni soldiers in a friendly fire incident. [Link]
  • The UK blacklisted a news site for its coverage of Yemen. [Link]

Mali

  • An IED killed two French soldiers in Mali. [Link]
  • Militants killed ten Malian soldiers. [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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