News Roundup 4/19/18

by | Apr 19, 2018

  • Trump’s cybersecurity czar to resign. [Link]
  • A police shooting in California killed one and injured another when police fired 20-30 bullets into a car. The police claim they were assaulted by the driver with the car. The lawyer, representing those in the car, claims the car was never a threat to the officers. [Link]
  • Multiple deployments creates an increase in suicides for war vets. [Link]
  • Raul Castro will step down as Cuba’s leader. [Link]
  • Gareth Porter offers a new explanation for the Skripal poisoning. [Link]
  • Will Porter explains how Ukraine joining NATO can further disrupt US and Russia relations. [Link]
  • Turkey’s President Erdogan calls for snap elections in June. [Link]
  • A program by the Turkish government is changing the ideology of Turk schools in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • The UN is preventing the OPCW inspectors from reaching Douma over security concerns. [Link]
  • Mattis pushed for Congressional authorization for the strikes on Syria but was overruled by Trump. [Link]
  • A Taliban bomb kills five Afghan Police in the Kandahar Province. [Link]
  • Three Afghan election officials and two Afghan police were kidnapped from a voter registration site by the Taliban. [Link]
  • Human Rights Watch reports that African migrants in detention facilities in Yemen are facing sexual abuse, torture, and murder. [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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