News Roundup 1/1/2023

by | Jan 1, 2023

News Roundup 1/1/2023

by | Jan 1, 2023

Russia

  • After over 10 months of fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces, there’s no sign that 2023 will bring peace to Ukraine as the warring parties have radically different demands, and the US continues to escalate aid for Kyiv and its role in the war. AWC
  • American soldiers will not operate Patriot missile batteries slated to be shipped to Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, citing recent talks through diplomatic backchannels. Moscow previously threatened to destroy the advanced air defense systems should they reach the battlefield. The Institute 
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned on Wednesday that Russia is working on new ways to disrupt Western arms supplies to Ukraine, signaling that Russia will start targeting more Ukrainian infrastructure. AWC
  • Belarus on Thursday said it shot down a stray Ukrainian air defense missile from an S-300 system that ended up in its territory and summoned Ukraine’s envoy over the incident. AWC

Serbia

  • Serbia on Thursday lifted the combat readiness alert for its troops that it enacted on Monday as ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo agreed to remove barriers they erected in protest against authorities in Pristina. AWC

China

  • The State Department on Wednesday approved a potential $180 million arms sale for Taiwan amid heightened tensions with China over US support for the island. AWC

Korea

  • South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has vowed more aggressive retaliation to military action by Pyongyang, calling to “punish” the DPRK soon after Seoul unveiled a new $440 million military spending package. The Institute 

Middle East

  • President Joe Biden says he looks forward to working with Israel’s new government. AJ
  • US Central Command (CENTCOM) on Thursday released an end of the year report that said US troops carried out 313 missions in Iraq and Syria against ISIS, killing 686 suspected members of the terrorist group. AWC

Kyle Anzalone

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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