News Roundup 1/19/18

by | Jan 19, 2018

  • It could have been Ron Paul. [Link]
  • The Pentagon looks to change policy to make it an option to respond with nuclear weapons to a cyber attack. [Link]
  • The House spending bill will change rules allow the White House to secretly move funds within the intelligence community without notifying Congress. [Link]
  • The Senate approves a bill to renew the Section 702 mass surveillance program. [Link]
  • The Calfornia bullet train price surges $2.8 billion. [Link]
  • Daniel Larison explains why Rex Tillerson’s Syria policy will fail. [Link]
  • Turkey lobbies Russia to attack the Syrian Kurds in the Afrin Province. [Link]
  • Turkey tells the US to stop arming the YPG or Turkey will attack Afrin. The responded by saying someone misspoke. [Link]
  • Syria president Assad threatens to shoot down Turkish planes bombing in Syria. [Link]
  • BP makes a deal with the Iraqi government to produce oil from the Kirkuk oilfields. [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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