News Wire | Friday, Aug. 19, 2022

Mexico Says Disappearance of 43 Students Was a ‘Crime of the State’

By Oscar Lopez | The New York Times

The disappearance of 43 Mexican students in 2014 was a “crime of the state” involving every layer of government, an official inquiry reported Thursday, in the most profound admission to date of government responsibility for one of the most notorious atrocities in Mexico’s modern history.

Russia’s Spies Misread Ukraine and Misled Kremlin as War Loomed

By Greg Miller & Catherine Belton | The Washington Post (free)

A U.S. warship sailed through the strait separating Taiwan and China on Tuesday, the navy said, the first such passage since leaders from the two rival superpowers held a video summit.

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