News Roundup 6/8/2022

by | Jun 7, 2022

News Roundup 6/8/2022

by | Jun 7, 2022

US News

  • Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says people charged with violent crimes should be considered guilty. [Link]
  • Pasquotank County North Carolina will pay the family of Andrew Brown Jr. $3 million. Police officers killed Mr. Brown; however, no cops were charged for his murder. [Link]

Russia

  • The White House bars Americans from buying Russian debt or stocks on secondary markets. [Link]
  • French President Emmanuel Macron has come under fresh criticism for again warning the West against “humiliating” Russia and calling for a diplomatic solution to end the war in Ukraine. [Link]
  • Zelensky wants ten times more military equipment. [Link]
  • Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said his country has no plans to send heavy weapons to Ukraine. [Link]
  • Japan and NATO agree to step up cooperation. [Link]

Korea

  • The US and South Korea flew 20 fighter jets over South Korea as a show of force to North Korea. [Link]
  • The US says North Korea could conduct a nuclear test at any time. [Link]

Middle East

  • The US said it needed a “willing partner” to make a deal, but that Iran would need to drop calls for sanctions lifting to make that happen. [Link]
  • A GAO report finds the Pentagon and State Department are failing to monitor civilian casualties and Saudi use of US weapons in Yemen. [Link]

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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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