News Roundup 1/11/18

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  • Julian Assange received an Ecuadorian passport. [Link]
  • Trump and the Republicans in Congress are working to increase spying on Americans. [Link]
  • Republican Congressman Darrel Issa announces he will retire. [Link]
  • A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must continue to provide DACA protections. [Link]
  • Scott Ridder explains why the NYT narrative on Russiagate is incorrect. [Link]
  • North Korea says its nuclear missiles are aimed at the US, not South Korea. [Link]
  • Ten Rohingya civilians have been found in a mass grave. [Link]
  • Trista Parsi explains how Trump is breaking the nuclear agreement can cause a split between the US and EU. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia hunted down and arrested the participants of a gay wedding held in KSA. [Link]
  • A former high ranking Royal Air Force commander says the UK has harmed at least 1,600 civilians with airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. The UK government claims the RAF’s airstrikes have never killed a civilian. [Link]
  • Turkey calls on Russia and Syria to halt operations against Syrian rebel groups in the Idlib Province. [Link] Russia claims that recent attacks on a Russia base came from areas held by Turkish backed rebels. [Link]
  • An airstrike in Syria killed at least 24 civilians. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia kills at least 11 Yemeni civilians with an airstrike on a market. [Link]
  • The Yemeni government forced an Al-Jazeera bureau in Yemen to close. [Link]
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Read Scott Horton's new book Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan