News Roundup 3/15/2022

by | Mar 14, 2022

News Roundup 3/15/2022

by | Mar 14, 2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The UK Supreme Court denies Julian Assange’s request to appeal his extradition to the US. [Link]
  • While at a black site, Ammar al-Baluchi was used by the CIA to train people to torture. Baluchi was slammed into a wall for over two hours so agents could be certified in the method. A medical examination shows Baluchi has traumatic brain damage. [Link]
  • Over 100 Haitians landed in the Florida Keys. [Link]

Weapon Sales

  • Germany is considering buying a fleet of F-35s from the US. [Link]
  • Japan received its first RQ-4B Global Hawk from the US. [Link]

Russia

  • Zelensky pushed Biden for tougher sanctions on Russia. [Link]
  • Zelensky will virtually address the US Congress on Wednesday. [Link]
  • According to diplomatic cables the US sent to allies, the Biden administration access China is open to providing Russia with military support. [Link]
  • American police departments are donating excess body armor to Ukraine. [Link]
  • Germany will stop disclosing details about its weapon shipments to Ukraine. [Link]

Iran

  • Rand Paul was the only Republican Senator not to sign on to a letter condemning a return to the Iran deal. [Link]
  • Iran says it foiled an Israeli attack on an Iranian nuclear site. [Link]
  • Israel and the UAE requested additional security assistance from the US if the Iran nuclear deal is saved. [Link]

Yemen

  • The UN believes over 160,000 Yemenis will be living in famine conditions in the second half of the year. [Link]
  • The Houthi claim to have killed 95 pro-Saudi fighters. [Link]

Burkina Faso

  • Jihadists have carried out a series of raids against a town in Burkina Faso, killing at least 30. [Link]

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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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