News Roundup 7/25/17

by | Jul 25, 2017

  • Trump has announced Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be the new Press Secretary and Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. [Link]
  • The US just commissioned its largest warship ever. The US now has 11 aircraft carriers in its fleet. [Link]
  • Someone has posted signs around the Twin City warning that startled police officers may shoot people. [Link]
  • The leader of the Libyan National Army has been receiving support from Israel through the UAE. [Link]
  • Ten people have died in clashes in Darfur. The UN and the African Union are planning to reduce their peacekeeping role in the region. [Link]
  • Iraq and Iran agree to a military corporation deal. [Link]
  • Israel is removing metal detectors from around the Al-Aqsa Mosque. [Link]
  • Turkey has started the trial for 17 members of an opposition news paper. [Link]
  • A member of the Afghanistan Taliban carried out a suicide bombing in the capital of Kabul killing 24. [Link] Other sources put the death toll at least at 38. [Link]
  • Will Porter looks at Trump’s choices for Afghan troop levels. [Link]
  • A member of the Pakistan Taliban carried out a suicide bombing in Pakistan killing 26. [Link]
  • In Mosul, ISIS had access to dangerous materials but never used them. [Link]
  • Robert Fisk argues that there is an alliance between the YPG, Assad, and Russia. [Link]
  • The Houthi fired a missile from Yemen into Saudi Arabia and hit power transformer. Hitting the power transformer disable the Saudi mobile refinery. [Link]

On Foreign Policy Focus #70 I discuss the new travel ban is preventing Americans from going to North Korea. The travel ban can have a lot of outcomes and consequences. I update the possibility of Trump starting a private war in Afghanistan. Look into the unrest and protests in Israel. I also update Mosul, Nigeria, and Yemen. LISTEN HERE!!

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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