News Roundup 11/2/16

  • 84 civilians have been killed by Syrian Rebels during their offensive against the government-held areas of Aleppo. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Russia’s Defence Minister says that peace talks are delayed indecently. This is due to Americas inability to control Syrian rebels. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • 8 civilians are killed by two US airstrikes in the operations to retake Mosul. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Turkey deploys tanks to its border with Iraq. [Link] The Iraqi government threatens to respond with force if Turkey moves into Ezidi Sinjar, Iraq. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • At least 19 people were left dead after another skirmish between Pakistan and India over the contested region of Kashmir.  [Link] India/Pakistan Fyle
  • An influential Washington think tank, Center for American Progress, produces papers to sway America to support policy favorable to The United Arad Emirates. The UAE has donated to Center for American Progress and a former UAE diplomat works for the think tank. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • States continue to resist the federal government’s REAL ID law. The federal government is attempting to strong-arm state governments to comply by stripping rights from citizens of those states. [Link]

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