News Roundup 12/15/17

by | Dec 15, 2017

  • The FCC voted to repeal Net Neutrality regulations. [Link]
  • The Walt Disney Company is attempting to acquire 21st Century Fox. [Link]
  • In 2017, the US sold 58% of all global weapon sales. [Link]
  • Nick Turse explains how Trump has expanded on the Obama policy of using more special operations forces. [Link]
  • US Amb. to the UN Nikki Haley claims to have proof Iran is supplying the Houthi with missiles. [Link] Trista Parsi responds. [Link] Iran issues a statement claiming the US evidence is fabricated. [Link]
  • The House is looking at a sanctions bill against Iran for their alleged role in the Yemen Civil War. [Link]
  • Doctors Without Borders finds the Myanmar military’s ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya killed 6,700 people. [Link]
  • The US will expand on drone bases in Niger and Algeria. [Link]
  • The US government will provide additional weapons to the Lebanese Army. [Link]
  • US-supported Syrian rebel groups claim to kill 20 Islamic State fighters. [Link]
  • IS was armed with weapons the US gave to Syrian rebels. [Link]
  • Two US F-22s intercepted two Russian fighter jets over Syria. [Link]

Kyle Anzalone

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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