News Roundup 3/19/18

by | Mar 19, 2018

  • Maj. Danny Sjursen explains the dangers of Mike Pompeo becoming Secretary of State. [Link]
  • Heather Nauert has been prompted to Undersecretary of State. [Link]
  • Trump will roll out a plan to seek the death penalty in some drug cases. [Link]
  • A video is released of prison guards mocking a man as he dies. The man was subject to torture before he died. [Link]
  • US debt hits $21 trillion. [Link]
  • Jeremy Corbyn says don’t rush to blame Russia for the chemical attack on the former spy. [Link]
  • Putin wins reelection as Russia President for a six-year term. [Link]
  • The Philippines tell the UN Security Council the country will withdraw from the International Criminal Court. [Link]
  • Turkey now controls the city of Afrin. Turkish allied fighters report the YPG fled the city. [Link]
  • A Palestinian man killed two IDF soldiers with his car. [Link]
  • Vice President Pence tells the Pakistani Prime Minister that Pakistan must do more to fight the Taliban. [Link]
  • Forces allied to Assad take a town near Damascus from Syrian rebels. [Link]
  • Syrian Army is using incendiary bombs in Eastern Ghouta. The Syrian Army is also accused of using cluster bombs. [Link]
  • Up to 68,000 people have fled Eastern Ghouta. [Link]
  • Seven US soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. [Link]
  • Public Health officials in Iraq are concerned that the bodies in the Tigris River are contaminating the water. [Link]
  • A diphtheria outbreak in Yemen has infected over 1,300 and killed at least 70. [Link]
  • Canada to send up 600 troops to Mali to join the UN peacekeeping mission. [Link]
  • Former South African President Jacob Zuma to face 16 charges of corruption. [Link]

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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