News Roundup 7/28/17

  • Veteran Intelligence Professional for Sanity released a memo to Trump on Russiagate and the false narrative that Russia hacked the DNC. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Trump will nominate Kansas governor Sam Brownback as Ambassador for International Religious Freedom. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Trump’s new Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci called a reporter for the New Yorker to demand the reporter tell him who leaked information to the reporter. Scaramucci told the reporter he would fire the entire communications staff to get rid of the leaker. Scaramucci also said unkind things about Reince Priebus. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Fox News took out a $100,000 ad in the New York Times to Quote the New York Times calling Fox’s show Fox and Friends the most powerful show on tv. [Link]
  • Mississippi police shoot and kill a man after attempting to serve an arrest warrant at the wrong home. [Link] Police Fyle
  • National Security Advisor General McMaster removed General Derek Harvey from the National Security Council. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • The EU is looking to force Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to accept migrants. [Link]
  • Last week the CIA threatened regime change in North Korea. North Korea responded by threatening to use nuclear weapons in response to attempted regime change. [Link] North Korea Fyle
  • Al-Shabaab is limiting civilians access to aid in Somalia. 6.7 million Somalis are now in need of humanitarian assistance. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • Libyan General Haftar says Saif Gaddafi has a role in the future of Libya. [Link] Libya Fyle
  • Protests continue at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and 113 people were injured on Thursday. Israel removed metal detectors and security cameras that were installed at the mosque after a shooting on July 14. [Link] Israel Fyle
  • The leader of a large rebel group in Kashmir has been appointed to be a leader of an al-Qaeda group. The group opposes Indian control of the region. [Link] India/Pakistan Fyle
  • Afghan government forces have launched a counter offensive to take the Ghor Province from the Taliban. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Robert Fisk writes an article on the Syrian Army’s fight against ISIS. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • This article looks at the US coalitions impact on Syrian civilians. The coalition has bombed Syrian schools, hospitals, funeral, and fleeing civilians.  [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • The Syrian Arab Army is taking territory from ISIS in central Syria. The army is moving closer to the city of Deir Ezzor. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Hezbollah reached a ceasefire deal with an al-Qaeda linked Syrian group. The al-Qaeda linked groups and their families will go to the al-Qaeda held Idlib Province of Syria. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Saudi Arabia is preventing fuel aid from reaching Yemen. The fuel aid is important for keeping water treatment plants and hospital generators on. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle

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