News Roundup 5/21/18

by | May 21, 2018

News Roundup 5/21/18

by | May 21, 2018

  • Trump will nominate Robert Wilkie to head the VA. [Link]
  • Dan Wright and Joanne Leon update the insanity of Russiagate. [Link]
  • Jeremy Scahill hosts Ron Wyden and Norman Finkelstein on the Intercepted podcast. Wyden discusses the torturer Gina Haspel, and Finkelstein gives his take on the Israeli oppression of Palestine. [Link]
  • Emails reveal how the UAE is buying influence in the US. [Link]
  • The UN Human Rights Council votes to establish an independent investigation into the murder of Palestinian protesters by the Israeli Defense Force. [Link]
  • More than 100 people have been killed in a plane crash in Cuba. [Link]
  • Sergei Skripal has been released from the hospital. [Link]
  • The EU prevents companies in member states from complying with US sanctions on Iran. [Link]
  • China lands a long ranger bomber on an airstrip in the Paracels Islands. [Link]
  • A Palestinian sets himself on fire in Gaza. [Link]
  • A Canadian physician was shot in both legs while attempting to rescue protesters at the protests in Gaza on May 14th. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia continues to oppresses and silence women rights activists. [Link]
  • At least eight people were killed in a bombing of an Afghan cricket match. [Link]
  • The US will cut funding to Northwest Syria. [Link]
  • Kenya passes a law that will fine and jail people who publish fake news. [Link]

About 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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