Five Stories: May 29, 2020

There are simply too many developing stories to follow in the world. To make things easier, we narrowed them down to five that you should really watch next week: China tightens hold over Hong Kong, Protests over George Floyd’s death, Escalating fight between Trump and Twitter, NC needs to approve RNC’s August convention, and US ends nuclear waivers for Iran, disrupts Iranian fuel shipments to Venezuela.

What Newt’s Reading: May 28, 2020

What Newt’s Reading: The Lockdown Democrats, Coronavirus Doesn’t Have to Be So Deadly, The ‘Liberal Leaning’ Media Has Passed Its Tipping Point, How Russiagate Began With Obama’s Iran Deal Domestic Spying Campaign

Why Is Iran’s Supreme Leader Still on Twitter?

Since 2009, Khamenei has spread antisemitic poison on Twitter, so him tweeting against Israel is nothing new. Over the past 11 days, however, his anti-Israel tweets have been especially prolific and egregious, showcasing blatant examples of antisemitism.

Our Hundred Years’ War

In December, a Saudi national opened fire at US Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, killing three American sailors and wounding eight other people. The gunman, 21-year-old Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, was an officer in Saudi Arabia’s Air Force who was at the military base as part of an American training program for Saudi aviators. He was shot and killed at the scene.