News Roundup 4/7/20

by | Apr 7, 2020

News Roundup 4/7/20

by | Apr 7, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

US News

  • The US daily output dropped 29% since the first week of March. [Link]
  • The Secretary of the Navy gave a speech to the crew of the USS T Roosevelt slamming the recently fired captain of the ship. The secretary is receiving a lot of backlash and calls to resign. [Link]
  • Canada is angry that the US blocked three million masks from being delivered to Canada. [Link]
  • Barbados claims the US blocked a shipment of ventilators from being exported. [Link]
  • The US designates a Russian nationalist group, a terrorist organization. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The Afghan government reports capturing the head of ISIS-K. [Link]
  • The Taliban are working with the Afghan government to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. [Link]
  • The Taliban break off talks with the Afghan government, saying the Afghan government is making excuses to delay the prisoner swap. [Link]

Africa

  • AFRICOM reports carrying out three airstrikes in southern Somalia. AFRICOM claims eight militants were killed in the strike, and no civilians were harmed. [Link]
  • Gunmen killed 25 soldiers at a base in Mali. [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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