News Roundup 4/30/21

by | Apr 30, 2021

News Roundup 4/30/21

by | Apr 30, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • A woman has been charged with a felony for not returning a VHS tape from 1999. [Link]
  • A CA study found massive racial bias in the child welfare system. Half of the black and Native American children received a visit from the state at some time during their childhood. [Link]
  • A US watchdog questions the US attempt to send aid into Venezuela in 2019. The report says the aid could have been an attempt to fuel regime change rather than help the Venezuelan people. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • The White House announces the withdrawal from Afghanistan has begun. [Link]

Middle East

  • Palestinian leader Abbas postpones upcoming elections. [Link]
  • Biden is considering a rollback of some sanctions on Iran. [Link]
  • Iraq held talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia. [Link]

Africa

  • The US is planning war games with Morocco in June. [Link]
  • Libya’s interim government is pushing for foreign fighters to leave the country. [Link]

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