News Roundup 5/14/19

by | May 14, 2019

News Roundup 5/14/19

by | May 14, 2019

US News

  • Attorney General Barr opens an investigation into the origins of the investigations into the Trump campaign. [Link]
  • The CBO says the Space Force will cost $3 billion upfront and $1.3 billion each year. [Link]

Julian Assange

  • Elizabeth Vos explains the importance of the Afghan War Logs. [Link]
  • Sweden reopens the rape investigation into Julian Assange and will seek to extradite him. [Link]

World News

  • A meeting between NPT members ends with deep divides. [Link]
  • BRICS are doing more business without using the dollar. [Link]

India/Pakistan

  • The Islamic State claims to have an affiliate group in Indian controlled Kashmir. [Link]
  • A separatist group killed five civilians at a hotel in Pakistan. [Link]

Middle East

  • Four ships were damaged in a sabotage attack at a UAE port. [Link] The US suspects Iran is behind the attack but has no proof. [Link]
  • Saudi security forces kill eight people in the Shia region. [Link]
  • Acting Defense Secretary approves the deployment of additional Patriot missile to the Middle East. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama shows evidence that the alleged chlorine attack in Douma was faked.  [Link]
  • A suicide bomber kills eight people in Sadr City, Iraq. [Link]
  • The Houthis have turned the ports in Hodeida over to the Yemeni Coast Guard. The Houthi made the move as part of the Stockholm Accords. [Link]

Algeria

  • Algerians protesters demand their country’s ruling elite step down for the 12th week. [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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