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Weekly Security Digest - February 28, 2021

Iran Rejects Offer of Direct U.S. Nuclear Talks, Senior Diplomats Say

Iran rejected a European Union offer to arrange direct nuclear talks with the U.S., senior diplomats say, risking fresh tension between Tehran and Western capitals.

Asylum Seekers ‘Stream’ Into US After Biden Revokes ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy

Asylum seekers who were instructed to “remain in Mexico” under the Trump administration’s heavily immigration restrictions are now “streaming” across the southern border, according to the Daily Mail, in the hopes of being allowed to either put their case before an American immigration court or be allowed to remain in the United States pending an asylum hearing.

Experts accuse Iran of rights violations in shooting down Ukraine airlines flight

Human rights watchers have consistently expressed concern over the 8 January 2020 incident. Flight PS752 was heading from Tehran to Kiev when it was struck down by two missiles fired by the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), killing all 176 people on board.

Portland anti-ICE rioters smash windows, spray-paint businesses; downtown merchants frustrated

Rioters vandalized several buildings in downtown Portland, Ore., on Saturday night in one of the largest protests in weeks, according to reports. Around 150 people marched through Portland’s Pearl District in what’s called a "direct action" event, smashing windows of businesses.

Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections

Iran officially started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities Tuesday, a bid to pressure European countries and President Joe Biden’s administration to lift crippling economic sanctions and restore the 2015 nuclear deal.


IRAN HAS STARTED PRODUCING URANIUM METAL

The United Nations’ atomic watchdog agency said Wednesday its inspectors have confirmed that Iran has begun the production of uranium metal — another violation of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers.

 

Thank you Margaret for submitting Chester Edward Dover to be featured as this week's Secure America Now Veteran of the Week.
"He served in World War 2. He was a mechanic on tanks and vehicles. He served this country with pride. My grandfather loved his country, fought for our rights, and raised 3 boys with the love of his life. What an incredible man!"
Thank you, Chester, for your service!

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