News Roundup 3/15/18

by | Mar 15, 2018

  • Rand Paul will oppose the nomination of Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel. [Link]
  • Larry Kudlow will be Trump’s new top economic advisor. [Link]
  • Congress rejected a Right to Try bill. [Link]
  • Oklahoma will start using nitrogen gas in executions. [Link]
  • Google will ban ads prompting cryptocurrencies. [Link]
  • The UK expels 23 Russian diplomats as a response to the alleged Russian involvement in the nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent. [Link]
  • US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says Russia is responsible for the nerve agent attack in the UK. Haley called on the UN to take action against Russia. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama explains the UK or US have presented no evidence that Russia was behind the attack. [Link]
  • Justin Raimondo: Who Poisoned Suegri Skripal? [Link]
  • James O’Neil looks at who had the motives and who benefits from the nerve agent attack. [Link]
  • Major Danny Sjursen explains that Russia and China are not as big of threats as the Trump administration believes. [Link]
  • Doctors Without Borders releases a report on the Rohingya crisis. [Link]
  • The Commander of US Forces in Afghanistan says the main mission is to secure Kabul. [Link]
  • Samuel Oakford on the destruction of Raqqa. Bodies are still being found in the city. [Link]
  • Turkey killed seven civilians in Afrin. [Link]
  • Defense Secretary Mattis tells Congress to oppose the Yemen War Powers Act. [Link]
  • CENTCOM Commander Gen. Votel says the US does not track what Saudi Arabia does with our support in Yemen. [Link]
  • The Pentagon failed to disclose a firefight between US Special Forces and ISIS in Niger in December. [Link]

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