News Roundup 5/4/21

by | May 4, 2021

News Roundup 5/4/21

by | May 4, 2021

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

Foreign Policy

  • Biden releases documents showing Trump loosened the rules on drone strikes. [Link]
  • The US will put more pressure on the Salvadoran government. [Link]
  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the G7 needs to work against China and Russia. [Link]
  • China denounces a meeting between American and Taiwanese officials in France. [Link]

Afghanistan

  • The Pentagon describes Taliban attacks over the weekend as “harassment” and said the attacks did not have an impact on the US withdrawal. [Link]
  • The Afghan government said the Taliban launched a large offensive in Helmond. [Link]
  • The Biden administration is seeking an agreement with the Taliban that will see US troops leave by July. [Link]
  • Biden says the US will be able to address any threat from Afghanistan after withdrawal. [Link]
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley says the Afghan Army is well trained and equipped. [Link]

Iraq

  • At least two rockets landed in an Iraqi base that houses US soldiers. No injuries were reported. [Link]

Burkina Faso

  • Militants killed 30 people in Burkina Faso. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

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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