News Roundup 3/13/18

by | Mar 13, 2018

  • Trump signs an order preventing Broadcom from taking over Qualcomm. [Link]
  • The TSA is now searching phones and laptops on domestic flights. [Link]
  • The US Military is overlooking the sexual abuse of children on bases. [Link]
  • Trump says he rejected a request from the Mexican President to issue a statement saying Mexico is not paying for the border wall. [Link]
  • Venezuela has increased the minimum wage 21 times, and people can still not afford eggs. [Link]
  • British Prime Minister Thresa May suggests Russia is responsible for the nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent. [Link] Rex Tillerson voices support for May’s statement. [Link] Moon of Alabama refutes May’s allegations. [Link] Russia’s Foreign Minister said Russia was not involved in the nerve agent attack. [Link]
  • Justin Raimondo responds to critics of Trump/Kim talks. [Link]
  • The Saudi government now has control over the investments of Saudi Prince Al Waleed. [Link]
  • The Pentagon is reporting incorrect information on the Afghan War. [Link]
  • The Taliban have seized a district headquarters in the Farah province. [Link]
  • The Taliban have increasing access to night vision equipment. [Link]
  • Thousands of Kurdish civilians are fleeing as Turkey begins the siege of Afrin City. [Link]
  • US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says if the UN does not act on Syria, then the US will. [Link]
  • Debate: What is going on in East Ghouta? [Link]
  • The US has a small number of troops on the ground in Libya. [Link]
  • Three have been killed in an ISIS suicide bombing in Libya. [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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