News Roundup 5/18/18

by | May 18, 2018

News Roundup 5/18/18

by | May 18, 2018

  • Senator Merkley proposes a more restrictive AUMF. [Link]
  • Gina Haspel has been confirmed as CIA Director. [Link]
  • Trump complains that NATO countries are not meeting their spending requirements. [Link]
  • A Russian journalist was arrested in Ukraine and charged with treason. [Link]
  • Reports say the US demanded North Korea ship out some nuclear weapons and an ICBM within six months. If North Korea complies with this demand, the US will take North Korea off of the list of countries that support terror. [Link]
  • The US removes B-52s from participation in the Max Thunder war games in South Korea. [Link]
  • The EU will block US sanctions against Iran. [Link]
  • Ron Paul explains the stupid neocon plan to put terrorists in charge of Iran. [Link]
  • The UK is preparing to send hundreds of troops to Afghanistan. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama debunks an OPCW report claiming Assad’s forces used chemical weapons. [Link]
  • Elijah Mangier explains the role Russia has played in the Syrian Civil War. Magnier breaks down the goals of Russia and what Putin has been able to achieve. [Link]
  • Drone footage reveals some of the damage done by the Yemeni Civil War to the city of Taiz. [Link]
  • 10,000s of Yemeni are fleeing their homes as the Saudi backed forces move towards Hodeida. [Link]
  • Ebola has reached a major city in the Congo. [Link]

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