News Roundup 8/18/17

  • Two victims of the CIA torture program reached a settlement with Dr. James Mitchell and Dr. Bruce Jessen. Mitchell and Jessen were contracted by the CIA to design the torture program. [Link] Bill of Rights Fyle
  • A father of five whose wife has stage four cancer was arrested for going to work and leaving his children home alone. A judge set a $25,000 bail for the father. [Link] Police Fyle
  • Scott Horton interviews Phil Giraldi on Russiagate. Giraldi discusses evidence that Seth Rich was the DNC email leaker. [Link]
  • National Review published an article listing several methods Trump could use to withdraw from the Iran deal. The article admits Iran is following the deal and suggests the US should try to get Iran to withdraw from the deal. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • At least 14 people have been killed in a terror attack in Spain. The attacker used a van to run over several people. Spanish police have killed five people believed to be connected to the attack. [Link] Spain Fyle
  • Steve Bannon said that there are no military solutions for North Korea. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff responded to Bannon’s statement by saying Trump ordered him to find military solutions. [Link] North Korea Fyle
  • The US carried out three airstrikes against al-Shabaab in Somalia. The US claims to have killed seven fighters. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • Uganda has one million South Sudanese refugees living in the country. People in South Sudan are fleeing the country because of on going ethnic fighting. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • US special operations forces will train the Lebanese Army to fight alongside Hezbollah against ISIS. The US is also providing the Lebanese Army with 32 armored vehicles. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • US coalition airstrikes in Raqqa killed 59 civilians in three days. 21 children were among the dead. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • An SDF spokesperson said he believes the US will remain in Syria for decades. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • The Saudi coalition is responsible for 51% of child casualties in Yemen in the past year. The coalition is also responsible for 75% of attacks on schools and hospitals. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle

Ryan Burgett makes his first appearance on Foreign Policy Focus to discuss Christianity and War. Ryan discusses his views on Christianity and uses bible verses to explain his positions. Ryan breaks down why some Christians have different views on war. Ryan also explains effective arguments to engage Christians with. LISTEN HERE!

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