News Roundup 7/26/18

by | Jul 26, 2018

News Roundup 7/26/18

by | Jul 26, 2018

  • The US releases $195 million in military aid to Egypt. Trump froze the money last year. [Link]
  • NSA John Bolton says Trump has postponed the second summit with Putin until 2019. [Link]
  • Secretary of State Pompeo says the US will never recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea. [Link]
  • The proposed 2019 NDAA will block F-35 sales to Turkey. [Link] The bill includes Rep Tulsi Gabbard’s stop arming terrorist act. The act stops US support to Syria rebels until the government to submits a report to Congress on how it will ensure that only nonterrorist groups receive US support in Syria. [Link] The legislation does not provide any funding for the creation of the Space Force. [Link]
  • Turkey releases a US pastor for prison and places him under house arrest. The pastor has been detained by Turkey for two years and accused of being a member of the 2016 coup. [Link]
  • Turkey will continue to buy Iranian oil and not comply with US sanctions on Iran. [Link]
  • ISIS fighters in Iraq are switching to Guerrilla tactics. [Link]
  • Two Americans accused of fighting for ISIS will be transferred back to the US. [Link]
  • US airstrikes kill 73 Syrian civilians in July. [Link]
  • ISIS kills over 200 Syrians in attacks on villages in southwest Syria. [Link]
  • Syrian Kurds are looking to engage in talks with Assad. [Link]
  • Israel claims Syrian rockets landed in Israel. Israel then bombed Syrian army positions. [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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