News Roundup 4/12/18

by | Apr 12, 2018

  • The Deputy National Adviser for Strageity Nadia Schadlow has resigned. [Link] John Bolton pushed out Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert. [Link]
  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will not seek reelection. [Link]
  • California Governor Jerry Brown orders about 400 National Guard Forces to the southern border. [Link]
  • The Kern Country California Sheriff said it is financially better to kill someone then injure them. Kern County has one of the highest rates of police murdering people. [Link]
  • In his Senate confirmation hearings to be Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo says the US will end its soft policy towards Russia and Russia is a danger to the US. [Link]
  • The Taliban kill 15 Afghan soldiers in an attack on a government compound. The Taliban have almost taken full control of he Ghazai Province. [Link]
  • The US approves a $300 million weapon sale to Qatar. [Link]
  • Trump demands Saudi Arabia end GCC dispute with Qatar. [Link]
  • Trump Tweets, “Get ready Russia, because they [missiles] will be coming.” [Link]
  • Defense Secretary Mattis says the US is still accessing the intelligence of a chemical weapons attack in Douma. [Link]
  • The international chemical weapons watchdog group deploys a fact-finding mission to Douma. [Link]
  • The British Prime Minister says the UK may join the US in striking Syria in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma. [Link]
  • US officials say Russia is jamming US drone signals in Syria. [Link]
  • The former UK Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford warns of the dangers of war in Syria. [Link]
  • CBS Evening News runs a segment on Syria and mistakenly uses a map of Iran. [Link]
  • An Algerian military plane crashes killing 257. [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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