News Roundup 3/23/21

by | Mar 23, 2021

News Roundup 3/23/21

by | Mar 23, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

China

  • NATO sees China as an opportunity to strengthen the alliance. [Link]
  • US, UK, EU, and Canada slapped joint sanction on China. [Link]
  • The White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the US could levy further sanctions on China. [Link]

Myanmar

  • The US and EU issued joint sanctions on Myanmar. [Link]
  • Myanmar’s Arakan Army denounces the coup. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US would consult with NATO partners about the future of troops in Afghanistan. [Link]

Middle East

  • Israel hold its fourth election in two years. [Link]
  • Only 4% of households in Gaza have access to safe drinking water. [Link]
  • Unnamed US officials claim Iran is considering an attack on a DC naval base. [Link]
  • A Saudi official twice said he would have the UN Khashoggi investigate “take care of” if the UN didn’t rein in her investigation. [Link]
  • Turkey arrested 150 people for alleged ties to Gulan. [Link]
  • The Saudis offer a ceasefire in Yemen. The ceasefire does not include a lifting of the blockage of Yemen. The Houthi have been committed to the demand that any ceasefire must include lifting the blockage. [Link]

Africa

  • The UN is calling for an investigation into sexual assault crimes in Tigray, Ethiopia. [Link]
  • The death toll from an attack on a village in Niger on Sunday has been increased to 137. [Link]
  • The Congo was declared Ebola free. [Link]
  • Uganda says it has detained an American national for subverting the state. [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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