News Roundup 4/25/18

by | Apr 25, 2018

News Roundup 4/25/18

by | Apr 25, 2018

  • Jon Schwarz explains how the Senate’s proposed new AUMF will increase presidential war-making powers. [Link]
  • Lawmakers in the House introduce a new AUMF. The House version of the AUMF includes sunsets the Senate version leaves out. [Link]
  • The Senate approves Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone as the head of the National Security Agency. [Link]
  • The Supreme Court denies the appeal of a man who received a 241-year jail sentence when he was 16 years old. [Link]
  • 13 Customs and Border Patrol Agents have been arrested on corruption charges since Trump took office. Since 2004, over 200 agents have been arrested for corruption. [Link]
  • In response to protests that have killed 26 people, the Nicaraguan government has canceled welfare reforms. [Link]
  • Trump says Kim Jong Un is very honorable. [Link]
  • Trump further backtracks on his policy of withdrawing from Syria. The French President said, Trump now understands that the US role is more than just defeating ISIS. [Link]
  • The US, UK, and Frace will look to bypass Russia’s veto at the UN Security Council on matters of the Syrian Civil War. [Link]
  • The US is building a new military base in Syria. [Link]
  • UN Peacekeepers are accused of raping two teenagers in South Sudan. [Link]

Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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