News Roundup 9/29/17

by | Sep 29, 2017

  • Trump will give Puerto Rico a ten-day waiver from the Jones Act. [Link]
  • The US economy grew 3.1% in the second quarter. [Link]
  • General Dunford has been confirmed for a second term as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. [Link]
  • The US Embassy in Syria Tweeted, “Haley: The only lasting solution in Syria is thru a pol transition that does not allow Iranian influence to replace ISIS or Assad in power.” [Link] Haley also claimed that the Iran nuclear deal is empty without inspections of Iran’s non-nuclear military facilities. [Link]
  • A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the House that will end the US support for Saudi’s war against the people of Yemen. [Link]
  • The UK military has dropped more than 3,500 bombs or missiles on Islamic State targets. The UK claims to have never killed a civilian in their war against the Islamic State. [Link]
  • A Ukranian ammo depot exploded. Ukranian officials say it is a blow to their military capabilities. [Link]
  • The US has carried out more airstrikes in Libya. Trump carried out his first airstrike in Libya last week. [Link]
  • 12 Afghan Police were killed in a suicide bombing. [Link]
  • The Iraqi government has cut off all international flights to the Iraqi Kurdish capital Irbil. [Link]
  • The Islamic State has released audio of the group’s leader Baghdadi. The audio refers to recent events. [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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