News Roundup 4/5/2022

by | Apr 5, 2022

News Roundup 4/5/2022

by | Apr 5, 2022

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • Congress will likely increase the $813 billion budget proposed by the White House. [Link]
  • The US scratches a planned test of its ICBM. [Link]

Russia

  • The USS Truman’s deployment was extended. [Link]
  • Zelensky fired two top officials and called them traitors. [Link]
  • Biden calls Putin a war criminal again. [Link]
  • CNN reports the US is unlikely to give Ukraine a promise to come to its defense if attacked. [Link]
  • The UK foreign minister said all sanctions should remain on Russia until it removes all its forces from Russian territory. [Link]
  • Finland will decide on joining NATO by the end of the spring. [Link]
  • Russia is pulling some troops out of Ukraine’s Chernihiv region. [Link]

China

  • Japan repositioned a radar unit closer to islands disputed with China. [Link]
  • AUKUS military alliance will develop hypersonic missiles. [Link]

Afghanistan 

  • The Taliban released an American green card holder and his brother. [Link]

Middle East

  • Israel says it killed three Palestinians in a pre-dawn shootout. [Link]
  • Iran nuclear talks are stalled but officials say a deal is still within reach. [Link]
  • The ceasefire has taken effect in Yemen. [Link]

Africa

  • Human rights groups say Tigrayians are facing ethnic cleansing in Ethiopia. [Link]
  • An attack on a Nigerian army base killed 15 soldiers. [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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