News Roundup 9/9/21

by | Sep 9, 2021

News Roundup 9/9/21

by | Sep 9, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Assange

  • Siggi Thordarson explains why he lied about Julian Assange. The US government attempts to use Siggi’s statements to get Assange extradited from the UK. [Link]

Brazil

  • Glenn Greenwald covers the protest in Brazil. [Link]

China

  • The US carried out warship maneuvers in South China Sea waters claimed by China. The US warship violated Chinese law and provoked condemnation from the Chinese government. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • Qatar says the Kabul airport is 90% operational and foreign nationals will begin flying out of Afghanistan today. [Link]
  • Other Afghan groups are condemning the Taliban for appointing a new government full of Taliban members. [Link]
  • The Afghan resistance to the Taliban claims it will keep up the fight after its army was defeated by the Taliban in the Panjshir Valley. [Link]
  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the US-Afghanistan relationship will depend on the actions of the Taliban. [Link]

Middle East

  • Blinken says the US is closer to giving up on the Iran nuclear deal. [Link]
  • The IAEA says an attack on an Iranian nuclear facility – which has been attributed to Israel – destroyed two of its cameras used to monitor the Iranian program. [Link]
  • After several failed attempts, a ceasefire in Daraa, Syria is holding. [Link]
  • Scores have been killed in recent fighting in central 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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