News Roundup 6/3/2022

by | Jun 3, 2022

News Roundup 6/3/2022

by | Jun 3, 2022

Assange

  • A Spanish court summons former CIA Director Mike Pompeo to testify about the agency’s plan to kidnap and assassinate Julian Assange. [Link]

Germany

  • Germany will buy 60 Boeing Chinook heavy-lift helicopters from Germany for $4 billion. [Link]

Russia

  • The US announces a new round of sanctions on Russia. [Link]
  • The US is carrying out offensive cyber operations against Russia in support of Ukraine. [Link]
  • NATO will push its members to meet the 2% minimum requirement of spending 2% of GDP on defense. [Link]
  • Zelensky says Russia controls 20% of Ukraine. [Link]
  • Russia holds war games in Transnistria. [Link]
  • A US official says it’s almost impossible to imagine Russia and the US renegotiating New Start. [Link]

China

  • China calls on the US to end trade talks with Taiwan. [Link]

Israel

  • Israeli forces killed three Palestinians in 24 hours. [Link]
  • A Palestinian journalist was shot and killed by Israeli forces on her way to work. Israel claims she was holding a knife. [Link]

Africa

  • Two Egyptian UN peacekeepers were killed by an improvised bomb in Mali. [Link]
  • A jihadist group based in Mali was behind a terror attack in Togo last month that killed eight soldiers. [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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