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News Roundup 5/20/19

by | May 20, 2019

News Roundup 5/20/19

by | May 20, 2019


  • A Google-funded company is helping the Pentagon develop AI for drones. [Link]
  • The US State Department approves over a billion dollars in weapon sales to Canada, Japan, and South Korea. [Link]
  • Nuclear weapons are becoming less predictable and more dangerous. [Link]


  • US federal police arrested several Americans who were staying in the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC as the invited guests of the Venezuelan government. The US government recognizes Juan Guaido as the leader of Venezuela and removed the Americans so that Guaido can move his supporters into the embassy. [Link]
  • The State Department is developing plans to pressure Russia and Cuba out of Venezuela. [Link]


  • Germany designates the BDS movement as anti-Semitic. [Link]
  • Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition breaks up. The party will have 30 days to form a new coalition before the president can call for new elections. [Link]
  • The US sanctions several Russians for human rights abuses. Russia vows to respond. [Link]


  • Trump says he doesn’t want war with Iran. [Link]
  • The FAA issues a warning to commercial airlines about airspace around Iran because of between the US and Iran. [Link]
  • The US pulls staff from its embassy in Iraq over threats from Iran. [Link]
  • China states its firm opposition to US sanctions on Iran. [Link]
  • IAEA says Iran has no plans to violate the nuke deal. [Link]
  • Senator Murphy and Representative Himes write an op-ed warning about the potential disastrous war with Iran. [Link]
  • Ray McGovern warns of the possible war with Iran. [Link]


  • A rocket strike killed ten at a Palestinian refugee camp in Syria.  [Link]
  • Syria says Israel has fired projectiles at Damascus on Friday and Saturday. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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