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News Roundup 10/22/21

by | Oct 22, 2021

News Roundup 10/22/21

by | Oct 22, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The NIH admits to funding research – through EcoHealth – in China that matches the definition of gain of function research. [Link]
  • School enrollment decreased by 3 million students during the first year of the Covid outbreak. [Link]
  • Senate Democrats are pushing a 5% increase to the defense budget. Some Republicans want a 13% budget increase. [Link]
  • The US hypersonic missile test fails. [Link]

Great Power

  • NATO defense ministers are working on a master plan to deter any possible Russian attacks including in the Black Sea, Baltic, space, and hacking. [Link]
  • Biden says the US is committed to defending Taiwan if China attacks. [Link] The White House then clarified that US policy towards Taiwan has not changed. [Link]
  • Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin says the US has broad support for Taiwan and the EU. [Link]
  • Biden’s nominee to be China envoy, Nicolas Burns, says that China is the greatest threat to the US and “democratic world.” [Link]

Middle East

  • The US deployed B1-B bombers to the Indian Ocean Diego Garica base. The base has recently hosted B2 bombers but the B1s have not been deployed to the Island in 15 years. [Link]
  • Israel resumes practicing for attacking Iran. [Link]
  • Israel says it is concerned about Syria disbanding a militia that operates near the Golan Heights. [Link]

Africa 

  • The Ethiopian government continues to carry out airstrikes against Tigray. [Link]
  • Militants killed 16 people in the Congo. [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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