News Roundup 5/21/19

by | May 21, 2019

News Roundup 5/21/19

by | May 21, 2019

US News

  • New Orleans courts are violating the constitution by holding bail hearing without the defense. [Link]
  • A key House panel rejects the Trump Administration proposal to create the space force. [Link]
  • An armed F-16 crashes into a California building. [Link]
  • A federal watchdog blames the Pentagon for the failures of the Zumwalt class ships.  [Link]
  • Americans favor arms control agreements. [Link]
  • A judge has thrown out the ruling made by the military judge in the trial of the alleged Cole Bombing mastermind. The ruling shows why the Gitmo trials are failing.  [Link]

Wikileaks

  • Wikileaks says Ecuador will allow the US to take Julian Assange’s possessions left in the embassy. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • A US airstrike kills at least eight Afghan police. [Link]

Turkey

  • Turkey says it will buy the S-400 and S-500 air defense systems from Russia. [Link]

Yemen

  • Saudi airstrikes killed at least six Yemeni civilians in Sanaa. [Link]
  • The US and Saudi Arabia are committing war crimes in Yemen. [Link]
  • Saudi Arabia claims Iran ordered the Houthi to carry out ‘terror’ attacks against Saudi oil fields. [Link]
  • The Houthi are not a proxy force of Iran. [Link]

Libya

  • The UN/US-backed government in Libya received a shipment of Turkish armored vehicles and other weapons. [Link]
  • IS killed three people in an attack on Libyan oilfield. [Link]

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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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