News Roundup 3/22/2022

by | Mar 21, 2022

News Roundup 3/22/2022

by | Mar 21, 2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Russia

  • Four Marines died during NATO drills in Norway. [Link]
  • Russia tells the US that Moscow-Washington relations are on the verge of breaking. [Link]
  • Rep. Liz Cheney says chemical weapons should be a redline for NATO intervention in Ukraine. [Link]
  • The US Ambassador to the UN warns America will respond aggressively if chemical weapons are used in Ukraine. [Link]
  • At least 900 civilians have been killed since Russia invaded Ukraine, according to the UN. [Link]
  • The US is sending Ukraine Solvate-era weapons including SA-8s. [Link]
  • Biden warns Xi there will be consequences if China aids Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. [Link]

China

  • Xi says the US is not handling the Taiwan situation properly. [Link]
  • The US will sanction Chinese officials it claims are violating human rights. [Link]
  • Australia will open a space command. [Link]

Korea

  • North Korea fires artillery into the sea. [Link]

Myanmar

  • The US says Myanmar’s military carried out a genocide against the Rohingya in 2016 and 2017. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says 1,600 people have died since the coup in Feb 2021. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US says it is disappointed that Syrian President Assad visited the UAE. [Link]
  • The Houthi attacked a Saudi oil facility causing some distribution to output. [Link]
  • The Houthi killed an al-Qaeda commander. [Link]

Africa

  • Somaliland officials visited the US to lobby for independence recognition. The Biden administration has no plans to grant the request. [Link]
  • The US sanctions Sudan’s Central Reserve Police force. The US says it is primarily responsible for the violence against protesters. [Link]
  • The Red Cross says 14 civilians were killed in the Congo. [Link]

Articles by Kyle Anzalone and Will Porter

 

Rep. Cheney Suggests Chemical Weapons ‘Red Line’ in Ukraine as Calls for US Intervention Grow Louder

NATO Members Deploy Patriot Missiles to Slovakia

Turkey Says Progress Made in Ukraine Talks as Zelensky Warns of WW3 if Diplomacy Fails

 

US Plots to Upset Russia-Turkey Relations as Ankara Plays Key Role in Ukraine Peace Talks

Zelensky Bans Political Opposition, Nationalizes Media to Create ‘Unified’ Information

https://news.antiwar.com/2022/03/20/us-plots-to-upset-russia-turkey-relations-as-ankara-plays-key-role-in-ukraine-peace-talks/https://news.antiwar.com/2022/03/20/zelensky-bans-political-opposition-nationalizes-media-to-create-unified-information/

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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