News Roundup11/6/20

by | Nov 6, 2020

News Roundup11/6/20

by | Nov 6, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Oregon votes to decriminalize small amounts of hard drugs. [Link]
  • Michigan voters approve a measure that requires the state to get a warrant before seizing data and electronic communications. [Link]
  • The FED says it will not increase interest rates and it is ready to do more for the economy in the name of the Covid pandemic. [Link]
  • Defense official says the Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has prepared his resignation letter. [Link]
  • The US formally exited the Paris Climate Agreement. [Link]

Israel

  • Israel destroyed most of a Palestinian village. [Link]
  • An Israeli official warns that if Biden returns to the Nuclear Deal with Iran then Israel could go to war with Iran. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US sanctions the leader of a Christian Lebanese group with ties to Hezbollah. [Link]
  • The US is planning to sell 18 armed drones to the UAE for $2.9 billion. [Link]
  • The US seizes 27 domain names claiming they were used by the IRQC. The domains include American Herald Tribune. [Link]
  • Over six years, the US dropped nearly 35,000 bombs on ISIS. [Link]

Ethiopia 

  • Fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region escalates with reports of the government dropping bombs. [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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