News Roundup 2/5/21

by | Feb 5, 2021

News Roundup 2/5/21

by | Feb 5, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The mayor of Olympia, Washington called protesters, who occupied a hotel demanding more aid for the homeless, ‘domestic terrorists.’ [Link]
  • Phoenix prosecutors are labeling a group of young protesters, including minors, as a gang to charge them with more severe crimes. [Link]
  • A privacy group is using DHS over documents about spying programs. [Link]
  • The US Army commander of US forces in Europe says he needs more fire power. [Link]

China

  • The US sailed warships near Chinese claimed islands in the South China Sea. [Link]
  • The US sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait. [Link]

Asia

  • National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, says the US is considering sanctions on Myanmar. [Link]
  • Pakistanis are concerned about getting the Covid vaccination because of a fake vaccination drive used by the CIA too try to collect bin Laden’s DNA. [Link]

Middle East

  • French President Macron says he could broker talks between the US and Iran. [Link]
  • The Iraqi government believes ISIS is trying to regroup in an area north of Baghdad. [Link]
  • Jake Sullivan says Biden will end support for Saudi military operations in Yemen. [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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