News Roundup 4/22/2022

by | Apr 21, 2022

News Roundup 4/22/2022

by | Apr 21, 2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Houston will require businesses to install cameras and make the footage available to police without a warrant. [Link]

Russia

  • A decreasing number of Americans believe the US should play a major role in the war in Ukraine. [Link]
  • Turkey says some NATO members want a longer war in Ukraine to hurt Russia. [Link]
  • Russia says Mariupol has been liberated. [Link]
  • Biden announces a new $800 million weapons package to Ukraine. [Link]
  • The Pentagon will send Phonix Ghost drones it recently developed for Ukraine to Kiev. [Link]
  • The White House creates a new post to coordinate assistance to Ukraine. [Link]
  • Russia controls 80% of the Luhansk according to the AP. [Link]
  • Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced an additional $500 million in aid to Ukraine. [Link]
  • Biden said no Russian flagged or owned ships can enter US ports. [Link]
  • Greece released a Russian oil tanker that was impounded last week. [Link]
  • Russia says it will respond accordingly if Israel provides defensive aid to Ukraine. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • At least 31 people were killed in bombings across Afghanistan. [Link]

Middle East

  • Iran is still seeking revenge for the assassination of Iranian General Soleimani. [Link]
  • Israel police fire rubber bullets and throw stun grenades at Palestinians at the al-Aqsa Mosque. [Link]
  • Turkey claims to have killed 30 members of the PKK in Iraq. [Link]
  • The Peshmerga and the Iraqi government denied giving approval or assistance to the Turkish offensive in Iraq. [Link]

Ethiopia

  • USAID announces $300 million in aid to Ethiopia. [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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