News Roundup 4/24/18

by | Apr 24, 2018

News Roundup 4/24/18

by | Apr 24, 2018

  • Lt General Keith Kellogg will serve as Mike Pence’s National Security Adviser. [Link]
  • Rand Paul announces his support for Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State. [Link] The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves Pompeo’s nomination. [Link]
  • Over 80 Generals and high ranking military officers release a letter rejecting the nomination of Gina Haspel for CIA Director. [Link]
  • The Pentagon is developing AI that will allow drones to identify and target people. [Link]
  • The DNC is suing Wikileaks for publishing the DNC and Podesta emails, attacking Wikileaks first amendment rights. [Link]
  • South Korea turns off speakers directed at spreading propaganda to North Korea soldiers. South Korea made the move in preparation for coming peace talks. [Link]
  • The US is toning down war games with South Korea as the Koreans move towards peace. [Link]
  • Over 75% of South Koreans support peace with North Korea. [Link]
  • Armenia’s Prime Minister resigns after days of protests. The leader of Armenia’s opposition was released from jail. [Link]
  • A drought in Afghanistan has prompts officials to declare emergency conditions. [Link]
  • ISIS-K beheads three brothers in Afghanistan. [Link]
  • The political leader of Houthi control Yemen was killed by a Saudi airstrike last week. The death toll in the Saudi bombing of a Yemeni wedding has increased to 33. [Link]
  • Prisoners in a UAE run prison in Yemen are hunger striking. The UAE has run detention facilities in Yemen where the detainees were tortured. [Link]
  • Somali National Army factions have a gun battle in Mogadishu. [Link]

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