Todays News 9/17/16

  • A report by the UK Parliament rips apart the intervention in Libya. The NATO intervention was pushed by Hillary Clinton.  The report shows how the impending massacre of Benghazi was propaganda. The effects of the intervention in Libya have been an increase in jihadist terrorists in Libya and foreign leaders less likely to negotiate with The West moving forward. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • One in every three Saudi airstrikes in Yemen hit civilian targets. Through August, Saudi Arabia has bombed Yemen 8,600 times. 3,152 of those bombs have hit civilian targets. Civilian targets include schools, hospitals and markets. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • Yemeni journalist, Nassar Arrabyee, reports that a Saudi airstrike hit the home of a 13 member Yemeni family. 11 of the family’s 13 members died in the airstrike. Leaving two young boys orphaned. Warning Graphic Image. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • Russia demands that the US separate the moderate rebels from the Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front. Throughout the Russian involvement in the Syrian Civil War, the US has attempted protected the Syrian Rebels from Russian and Syrian airstrikes. The problem with this is the Syrian Rebels are embedded with the Al-Nusra jihadists fighters. As part of the ceasefire, the US has agreed to separate the moderates from the jihadist, but this has not happened. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • US Special Operations forces fled from The Free Syrian Army yesterday. The Special Operations troops have been fighting with The Free Syrian Army. The US has armed The Free Syrian Army in their fight against Syrian President Assad. Members of The Free Syrian Army chanted “We’re going to slaughter you” as US Special Operations force quickly drove away. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Since 2010, Chicago Police Officers have shot 14 people who they believed were carrying guns and those people were not carry a gun. Police mistook 5 cell phone accessories, a flashlight, a L shaped object, a shotgun shell, a bag of pot, a wrench, and a Fire Department badge as guns. 4 people who were shot were also carrying nothing at all. 7 of those who shot have died. The city of Chicago has already paid out $15 million for these police mistakes, 3 more cases are still pending. [Link] Police Fyle
  • A New Jersey town is abusing the civil asset forfeiture law by forcing people to pay $175 for a hearing to reclaim their property. One man had police officers confiscate $171 and if he wants it back he will have to pay the court $175 for a hearing. [Link] Police Fyle
  • The Commission on Presidential Debates has decided not to allow Libertarian Party candidate, Gary Johnson, into the presidential debates. [Link] 2016 Fyle
  • Foreign central banks are selling US treasuries. In the past year, $343.4 billion in US treasuries were sold by foreign countries, mainly Saudi Arabia and China. [Link] FED Fyle

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