2020

Tulsi Gabbard will run for president in 2020. [Link]

Julian Castro will run for president in 2020. [Link]

Venezuelan regime change

The US is encouraging Venezuela’s opposition leader to take over as president. [Link]

The Organization of American States recognizes Venezuela’s opposition leader as president. [Link]

Brazil recognizes Venezuela’s opposition leader as president. [Link]

Yellow Vest Protests

In the 9th week of Yellow Vest Protests, 80,000 people took to the streets. French police arrested over 200 protesters. Police used water cannons and tear gas against protesters. [Link]

Yellow Vest protests vandalize about 60% of France’s speed cameras. [Link]

Iran

National Security Adviser John Bolton asked the Pentagon for options to attack Iran. [Link]

Iran is seeking to design a new fuel for its nuclear isotopes reactor. [Link]

Syria

Israel carried out airstrikes against the Damascus airport. Some missiles were intercepted and others hit a warehouse. [Link]

Trump warns Turkey not to attack the Syrian Kurds. [Link]

Secretary of State Pompeo is optimistic that a deal can be reached to protect the Syrian Kurds from Turkey. [Link]

Pompeo says the withdraw is just a tactical change. [Link]

Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal warns against the US withdrawing from Syria. [Link]

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