News Roundup 3/30/2022

by | Mar 29, 2022

News Roundup 3/30/2022

by | Mar 29, 2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The Pentagon delays awarding a contract to build a cloud for the Department of Defense until December. [Link]
  • Norwegian soldiers arrive in the US to train with the Minnesota National Guard. [Link]

Russia

  • A majority of Americans believe Biden has not been tough enough on Russia. [Link]
  • NATO members are split on talking with Putin and on what weapons to send Ukraine. [Link]
  • Four European countries expel over 40 Russian diplomats. [Link]
  • Turkey says meaningful progress was made during the latest Russia-Ukraine talks. After the talks, Moscow announced it would reduce its military activity near Kyiv. [Link]
  • Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich was present during peace talks between Russia and Ukraine in Turkey and is acting as a go-between. [Link]
  • Russia accuses the US of massive cyber aggression. [Link]
  • The EUROCOM head told Congres US troop deployments to Europe would likely need to be long-term. [Link]
  • The Pentagon says it is working with Ukrainian troops in Poland. [Link]
  • The US will move 400 Marines from Norway to other areas of Europe. [Link]

China

  • Daleep Singh, the deputy national security adviser for international economics, will travel to India to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. [Link]
  • A Pentagon report identified China as the top threat to America. [Link]
  • The US and Philippines have started the Blikatan 22 wargames. [Link]

Myanmar

  • USAID announces over $150 million in humanitarian assistance for the Rohingya people in Bangladesh and Myanmar. [Link]

Yemen

  • Saudi Arabia declares a ceasefire in Yemen. [Link]
  • Blinken assures the UAE that it has American support defending against Houthi attacks. [Link]

Somalia

  • A Somali military position was overrun. Four soldiers were killed in the attack. [Link]
  • The Ethiopian government released at least eight members of the Tigrayian leadership. [Link]
  • Eight UN peacekeepers – from Russia, Serbia, and Pakistan – died in a helicopter crash in the Congo. [Link] Congo’s Army said the helicopter was shot down. [Link]

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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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