News Roundup 9/26/17

  • Trump put a new travel ban in place. Sudan was left off the list this time. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Three Republican Senators now oppose the Graham Cassidy health care reform bill. The Senate will be unable to pass the bill without their support. [Link] Healthcare Fyle
  • H.R. McMaster said North Korea must allow inspections and declare it is committed to getting rid of nuclear weapons before the US will negotiate with North Korea. [Link] North Korea Fyle
  • Jimmy Carter says the US needs to talk to its enemies and warns against provoking North Korea. [Link] North Korea Fyle
  • North Korea says a tweet posted by Donald Trump is a declaration of war. North Korea also threatened to shoot down US aircraft in international airspace. [Link] North Korea Fyle
  • Patrick Cockburn gives analysis on the Kurdish referendum vote. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • The Iraqi Kurds have voted overwhelmingly to form a new state. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • In response to the Kurdish independence vote, Iran has closed the border with Iraqi Kurdistan. [Link] The Syrian government has refused to validate the vote. The Iraqi Parliament has voted send troops to the Kirkuk Province and other disputed areas. The Turkish government has threated to stop oil exports from the Iraqi Kurds. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces claim they were hit by a Russian airstrike outside of Deir Ezzor. Russia denies the claims. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Dozens of children were killed by a US airstrike in Syria that hit a school. [Link] Syria Fyle

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