News Roundup 1/17/18

by | Jan 17, 2018

  • Two Navy ship commanders have been charged with negligent homicide. [Link]
  • Kelley Vlahos explains how neoconservatives are taking over Trump’s White House. [Link]
  • The US will withhold $65 million from a UN Palestinian Refugee Agency. [Link]
  • Japan issues a false alert of an incoming missile on TV. [Link]
  • Congressman Thornberry says the US is very seriously training for war with North Korea. [Link]
  • Rex Tillerson said the US cannot accept North Korea as a nuclear weapons state. [Link]
  • Spain’s Prime Minister threatens Catalonia with being ruled by the central government if Catalonia doesn’t pick a new leader. [Link]
  • 4,000 people were displaced in Somalia when government troops destroyed their refugee camp. [Link]
  • The US sanctions against Iran help the Iranian government restrict internet access to its citizens. [Link]
  • The Taliban’s special forces ‘Red Unit’ uses US made weapons. [Link]
  • US airstrikes in December 2017 were eight times the number in December 2016. [Link]
  • Russian airstrikes kill at least 63 civilians in Syria in the past week. [Link]
  • Russia condemns US trained Kurdish border force in Syria. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama breaks down US policy in Syria. [Link]
  • At least 5,000 Yemeni children killed or wounded by war. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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