News Roundup 9/9/20

by | Sep 9, 2020

News Roundup 9/9/20

by | Sep 9, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • A Utah mother called 911 for the Crisis Intervention Team to help get her 13-year-old son – who has autism – to the hospital for treatment. The police responded and shot her son. He is recovering at the hospital. [Link]
  • Two men said to be linked to the Boogaloo movement were arrested for allegedly conspiring with Hamas. [Link]
  • Consortium News breaks down the second day of Assange’s extradition hearing. [Link]

Foreign Policy

  • A senior Trump official said Trump is planning to withdraw more troops from Iraq and is looking to announce more troops leaving Afghanistan. [Link]
  • The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee call for an investigation into the alleged poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexie Navalny and suggest sanctions on Russia. [Link]
  • America’s War on Terror has displaced at least 37 million people. The number could be as high as 59 million. [Link]

China/India

  • Chinese and Indian forces exchanged warning fire along the disputed border. It is the first time in 45 years there has been any gunfire along the border. [Link]

Middle East

  • Jason Ditz explains why Iran’s uranium stockpile is not a proliferation threat. [Link]
  • The US sanctioned two former Lebanese government officials for ties to Hezbollah. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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