02 iunie 2020

Overnight Defense: Esper, Milley part of 'command center' for response to protests over George Floyd killing | Several West Point cadets test positive for coronavirus ahead of Trump commencement speech | UN report says Taliban, al Qaeda not breaking ties

thehill.com

Happy Monday and welcome to Overnight Defense.  I'm Rebecca Kheel, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond.  CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter. THE TOPLINE: The military is being increasingly pulled into the response to widespread protests and riots in the wake of the death of George Floyd , an unarmed black man killed while in the custody of Minneapolis police. During a call with governors Monday, President Trump Donald John [...]