News Roundup 6/21/17

  • A US surveillance jet and a Russia fighter jet come within five feet of each other over the Baltic Sea. [Link]
  • The US flew two nuclear-capable bombers over the Korean Peninsula as a show of force to North Korea. [Link] North Korea Fyle 
  • A car bomb in the Somali capital killed 10 people. [Link] Other sources put the total dead at 15. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • Eight members of the Afghan Security Forces were killed by the Taliban in Northern Afghanistan. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Congressman Eric Swalwell says that it looks like the US is at war with Syria and wants Congress to vote to approve the war. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the Syrian plane shot down by the US was targeting ISIS fighters and not the SDF. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The US is looking to reestablish a deconfliction hotline with Russia in Syria. Russia halted the use of the hotline after the US shot down a Syrian plane. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The US military F-15 shot down an Iranian-made drone in Southern Syria. [Link] Syria Fyle

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