News Roundup 2/9/18

by | Feb 9, 2018

  • Rand Paul oped on Trump’s military parade. [Link]
  • Rohingya are reporting that the Myanmar government is restricting the Rohingya from food. [Link]
  • South Korea is seeking UN permission to allow North Korean officials to come to the Winter Olympics. [Link]
  • UN sanctions prevent the North Korean hockey team from buying sticks and jerseys. [Link]
  • The US dropped a record 24 precision-guided bombs in 96 hours on the Taliban. [Link]
  • The US is now bombing the Chinese Uighurs in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • US coalition airstrikes kill about 100 Assad allied troops in eastern Syria. The US claims the Syrian allied troops attacked SDF positions. [Link] Daniel Larison gives analysis. [Link]
  • In Afrin, Turkish forces bomb a school and water treatment plant. [Link]
  • The Syrian government deploys anti-aircraft able to defend Afrin airspace. [Link] Moon of Alabama on Turkish progress in Operation Olive Branch. [Link]
  • Venezuelan presidential elections are scheduled for April 22. [Link]

Correction: Yesterday I posted that the FDA made Kratom illegal, the FDA only labeled Kratom as an opioid.  

About Kyle Anzalone

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

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