News Roundup 2/2/2022

by | Feb 1, 2022

News Roundup 2/2/2022

by | Feb 1, 2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • People are being removed from transplant lists because they have not received a covid vaccination. [Link]
  • The NYPD is trying to block the civilian oversight board from seeking accountability for an officer who hit a child with his car. [Link]
  • The NYT is using a FOIA to seek State Department emails mentioning Hunter Biden from 2015-2019. [Link]
  • Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines says the US over-classifies information. [Link]
  • The Navy will appeal an order from the Hawaiian government to drain the fuel from massive tanks at Red Hill that have leaked into the drinking water. [Link]

Russia

  • Latvian soldiers travel to the US in the Winter Strike war games. [Link]
  • The US holds Allied Spirit 22 war games in Germany. About 5,200 soldiers from 15 countries will participate in the military drills. [Link]
  • Ukraine’s President Zelensky says his country will add 100,000 soldiers to its military in the next three years. Zelensky said the increase is not because Russia is set to invade. [Link]
  • Poland will give Grom MANPADS to Ukraine. [Link]
  • Ukraine says the US has not shared its intelligence document that finds Russia will invade Ukraine. [Link]
  • Russia says it did not deliver a response to the US letter addressing Russia’s security proposal. Russia says it issued the US a series of questions that it wants to be answered before issuing the next draft proposal. [Link]
  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The diplomats agreed talks between the US and Russia will continue. [Link]
  • The US threatens to cut off Russia’s semiconductor supply if it invades Ukraine. [Link]

Myanmar

  • Myanmar is moving towards an economic collapse. [Link]

Israel

  • Amnesty International releases a report accusing Israel of apartheid. [Link]
  • Israel simulated an attack on Iran’s nuclear program. An American Air Force official observed the war games. [Link]
  • Israel is moving closer to selling the UAE its Iron Dome missile defense system. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US says it sees a path to a deal with Iran if decisions are made quickly. [Link]
  • Turkey carried out six airstrikes against PKK positions in northern Iraq. [Link]
  • The UN reports babies at camps for displaced people are dying from a winter storm in Syria. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia struck radio antennas at three military camps in Yemen. [Link] 

Africa

  • Egypt will buy K9 Howitzers from South Korea. [Link]
  • Ten people were killed during clashes in Somalia. [Link]
  • The EU will place sanctions on five members of Mali’s ruling military government. [Link]
  • The US threatens sanctions on Sudan’s military leaders if violence against protesters continues. [Link]
  • The African Union condemns an attempted coup in Guinea-Bissau. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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