News Roundup 4/12/2022

by | Apr 11, 2022

News Roundup 4/12/2022

by | Apr 11, 2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • A jury failed to convict the four men on trial for Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s attempted kidnapping. [Link]

Russia

  • Slovakia says it transferred S-300 systems to Ukraine. [Link] Russia warns that S-300 transfers can lead to a direct military conflict between Russia and the West. [Link] Russia says it destroyed the systems shortly after they reached Ukraine. [Link]
  • Slovakia is in talks to sell Ukraine Howitzers and repair its damaged tanks. [Link] Slovakia is considering sending MiG-29 warplanes to Ukraine. [Link]
  • Zelensky presses South Korea for weapons. [Link]
  • Lithuania says it will train Ukrainian troops using new US weapons. [Link]

Middle East

  • The Michigan National Guard will deploy to the Middle East. [Link]
  • The US refused to take the IRGC off the terror list, potentially sinking talks. [Link]
  • Iran sanctioned 24 Americans. [Link]
  • Iran expects frozen assets to be released within weeks. [Link]
  • It was the first week without an airstrike in Yemen since 2015. [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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