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30 September 2016 Military News

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  • New US Background Investigations Bureau to Open VOA 30 Sep 2016 -- A new U.S. government bureau opens Monday to strengthen the security clearance process that has suffered from backlogs and a security breach that compromised the information of more than 20 million Americans.
  • US Congress has 'buyer's remorse' on 9/11 bill: White House Press TV 29 Sep 2016 -- The White House has censured the US Congress for having "buyer's remorse" over overriding President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks to sue Saudi Arabia.
  • Analysis: 'Barbarous' Syria Bombings, MH17 Blame: What Consequences Could Russia Face? RFE/RL 30 Sep 2016 -- In terms of its reputation, Russia has had one of its worst weeks ever. Incensed that Moscow is pushing ahead with the "barbarous" bombing of Aleppo and angry over an attack on an aid convoy that is widely blamed on Russian and Syrian forces, the United States is threatening to stop all cooperation with the Kremlin on Syria. And an international investigation concluded that it was a Russian missile system, smuggled into separatist-held territory in Ukraine and then spirited back across the border, that brought down a Malaysia Airlines jet in 2014 and killed all 298 people aboard.
  • Russia Applauds OPEC Accord But Says It Will Maintain Output RFE/RL 30 Sep 2016 -- Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak has praised the OPEC oil cartel's agreement to curb production but signaled that Russia intends to keep output at its current record levels.
  • Turkish police raid prison, courthouses in post-coup probe Press TV 30 Sep 2016 -- Police in Turkey have raided the country's biggest prison and courthouses to arrest prison guards and employees deemed linked to the failed July coup in the country.
  • UN adviser on preventing genocide alarmed over 'disrespectful' comments by Philippines President UN News 30 Sep 2016 -- The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed alarm today at public comments by President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, in which he reinforced a campaign to kill millions of drug addicts in the Philippines and compared it to the massacre of millions of Jews by Hitler during the Holocaust in Nazi Germany during the Second World War.
  • Chinese Official: Countering Dalai Lama Influence is 'Highest Priority' VOA 30 Sep 2016 -- China's newly appointed Communist Party secretary of the Tibetan Autonomous Region said Friday that countering the Dalai Lama's influence in Tibet was Beijing's highest regional priority.
  • Iranian Theme Park Teaches Children War Tactics VOA 30 Sep 2016 -- Iran opened a military theme park this week, designed to educate children as young as eight-years-old on how to fight in a war and fire weapons at its perceived Western enemies.
  • Iran may reverse steps if JCPOA violated: Nuclear chief Press TV 30 Sep 2016 -- Iran warns the West to keep its end of the bargain in last year's nuclear agreement, saying any failure could prompt Tehran to radically reverse the steps it has taken under the deal.
  • Flood Damage Rehabilitation Makes Fast Progress KCNA 30 Sep 2016 -- A work is progressing apace to reconstruct the flood-hit areas of North Hamgyong Province, the DPRK.



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