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Israelis protest against government response to coronavirus | Reuters

Citizens in Israel are putting on protests to re-open their country as many claim it is causing an economic shut down. Many have been left without work since mid-March and are demanding that the country allow citizens to get back to work or utilize more financial relief programs. Unemployment in the country has skyrocketed to about 21%. Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel-protests/israelis-protest-against-government-response-to-coronavirus-idUSKCN24C0RC Read More »

Ex-Nazi death camp guard faces German court reckoning | DW News

A former Nazi camp guard, Bruno D, claimed not guilty on while on trial relating to the murder of more than 5,000 people at the Stutthof camp during World War II. The 93-year-old defendant admitted knowing about the gas chambers in the Stutthof death camp but was only assigned as a standing guard and that he never believed in the ... Read More »

Survey: 3% of Americans moved due to the pandemic | NPR News

According to a Pew Research Center survey, 3% of U.S. adults permanently or temporarily moved back home and 6% had someone move into their household because of the pandemic. Many students and young adults have also had to move back in with their parents as their school announced temporary closures and young couples started moving in together. 28% of the respondents said ... Read More »

Esper and Milley face grilling over military role in clearing protesters from Lafayette Square ahead of Trump’s June 1 photo op | Washington Examiner

When protests sparked across the nation after the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other black Americans by the police, President Donald Trump called for the military to help control the protests. Some waited for an answer about why the military was present with heavy armory and guns. This brought up the debate about if the military should ever ... Read More »

Milley says Confederates committed ‘treason,’ backs review of Army base names | Politico

Fort Bragg, Home of The Airborne and Special Operations Forces, main gate.

A heavy debate among U.S. leaders has brought up the names of many military bases and how they are named after Confederate War soldiers. While the confederacy only lasted five years, some argue that the Confederacy is the biggest act of treason while some argue that these soldiers were soldiers like any other and Confederate history should be remembered as ... Read More »

Iran sought illegal goods for nuke program – German federal intel | The Jerusalem Post

Germany released information regarding Iran looking for weaponry in a news report on Thursday. However, it was discussed that this would not be a violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that was put into place to holt the ability for Tehran’s weapon ambitions to take place. The United States drew out of this deal in 2018 under President ... Read More »

Dr. Anthony Fauci says states like Florida have reopened too quickly | CNN Health

The tables have turned as New York puts travel restrictions on those entering the state from numerous COVID-19 hotspots. Dr. Anthony Fauci shared his strong opinion on the topic and believes that rather going into total shutdown mode again, states need to pause their opening processes. He discusses his thoughts on the Podcast-19 by FiveThirtyEight. Source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/09/health/us-coronavirus-thursday/index.html Read More »

25 years on, Srebrenica dead still being identified, buried | AP News

This would go down as one of Europe’s worst massacres. However, eight people were never properly buried since the tragedy occurred in the 90s. Today there are plans to have those killed laid to rest on Saturday. The bodies consist of men and boys who will all have the same graves stone. They will be buried in a cemetery outside ... Read More »

Russia attempt to halve UN cross-border aid to Syria fails | Aljazeera

Russia is proposing access to only one of the cross-borders for six months. The US Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft believes that this could mean life or death for many Syrians. The access to the border to provide support to war-torn Syria expires Friday for the UN. A new draft is being prepared. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/russia-attempt-halve-cross-border-aid-syria-fails-200709012042437.html Read More »

A new company-level unit to support information warfare | C4ISRNET

A possible new company-level unit would be activated under the 915th Cyber Warfare Battalion. This would be the third company activated in the past year under the 915th. This is a relatively new battalion that is helping the Army in cyber warfare. A contract has already been awarded to the parent battalion. Source: https://www.c4isrnet.com/information-warfare/2020/07/08/heres-what-tactical-army-cyber-units-will-use-to-conduct-operations/ Read More »