News Roundup 12/23/21

by | Dec 23, 2021

News Roundup 12/23/21

by | Dec 23, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • US airstrikes have dropped about 54% since Biden took office. [Link]
  • Military families in Hawaii believe they have been exposed to contaminated water for months longer than the Navy currently admits. [Link]
  • The US sanctions three people in Brazil for supporting al-Qaeda. [Link]

Covid

  • Secret Service reports over $100 billion in covid relief funds was stolen through fraud. [Link]
  • The US donates over 600,000 vaccine doses to Lebanon through Covax. [Link]

Great Power

  • Putin says he sees an overall positive reaction from the US to the Russian security proposal. [Link]
  • The State Department approves the sale of Javelin anti-tank missiles to Lithuania. The sale is for over 300 missiles for $125 million. [Link]
  • China places retaliatory sanctions on four US officials. [Link]
  • CNN reports China is aiding Saudi Arabia in building ballistic missiles. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US will exempt US and UN officials from sanctions on the Taliban. [Link]
  • National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan tells Israel the US is willing to take a harder stance against Iran and the US is looking at a “freeze for freeze” option with Iran. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia bombed Yemen’s capital. [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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