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Daily News Roundup

The Early Edition: July 22, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TURKEY

Turkey entered a three-month state of emergency late last night, following parliamentary approval. The vote to approve the move was not unanimous, report Ned Levin and Margaret Coker for the Wall Street Journal, reflecting a “deep unease” about the direction the country is going in following last week’s failed coup attempt.…   continue »

The Early Edition: July 21, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TURKEY

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared a three-month state of emergency late yesterday which allows authorities to impose curfews, prevent people from gathering or traveling, and conduct searches.…   continue »

The Early Edition: July 20, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TURKEY

Over 50,000 people have now been rounded up in the crackdown following last week’s failed coup in Turkey, the purge widening to include teachers, academics and the media.…   continue »

The Early Edition: July 19, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TURKEY

Secretary of State John Kerry joined EU leaders in warning Turkey to stick to the rule of law in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt last Friday, both the US and the EU promising to increase vigilance over President Erdogan’s government in the ensuing days.…   continue »

The Early Edition: July 18, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TURKEY

Turkish warplanes are still patrolling the skies days after a failed military coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late Friday, a sign authorities fear the government is still under threat, the AP suggests.…   continue »

The Early Edition: July 15, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

NICE

At least 84 people have been killed in Nice, France, after a lorry ploughed into a crowd out celebrating Bastille Day at around 11pm last night.  continue »

The Early Edition: July 14, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

The US has signed a deal with the Kurdish regional government in northern Iraq to provide members of its Peshmerga units with $415 million for ammunition, food, pay, and other things.…   continue »

The Early Edition: July 13, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

Many in the US military are resisting the Obama administration’s plans to work with Russia in Syria, following a Russian proposal to allow US forces to coordinate with the Kremlin in fighting the Islamic State.…   continue »

The Early Edition: July 12, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

The US is to deploy 560 extra troops to Iraq to assist with retaking Mosul, the largest city still under Islamic State control.…   continue »

The Early Edition: July 11, 2016

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

IRAQ and SYRIA

Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq today to meet with senior US commanders and Iraqi officials.  continue »