On COI #426, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover the Empire’s latest escalations against Russia as well as the increasing tensions with Iran as Israel threatens war. Kyle breaks down an admission by Ukrainian military intelligence that they are actively seeking to...
Washington Pushes Netanyahu to Shelve Judicial Overhaul in Bid for Saudi-Israeli Normalization
As the Joe Biden administration continues its hurried push to foster an unlikely normalization deal between Riyadh and Tel Aviv, the White House is suggesting Israel make some concessions to the Saudis in the hopes of achieving an agreement, Times of Israel reported on Tuesday.
US Conducting More Patrols in Persian Gulf
The US Defense Department is sending its warships through the Strait of Hormuz at an increased pace. The operations are a reaction to rising tensions with Iran.
News Roundup 5/23/2023
US News American military-industrial complex firms are guilty of “price gouging,” former Pentagon insiders told Newsweek. The Institute Russia Russian officials said Monday that a Ukrainian sabotage group launched a cross-border raid in Russia’s Belgorod Oblast, and...
US General: Israeli-Made Iron Dome System Ready For Deployment in Ukraine
One of two Israeli-manufactured Iron Dome batteries owned by the Pentagon is ready to be deployed to Ukraine, a US general told the Senate on Thursday. Tel Aviv has so far refused to supply the anti-missile system to Kiev, for fear of provoking Russia and risking its ability to freely bomb Moscow’s ally Syria.
News Roundup 5/18/2023
Russia Washington is launching the “Ukraine Content Aggregator,” an artificial intelligence program designed to detect so-called Russian disinformation online. The Institute Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that the Black Sea grain export deal...
Jake Sullivan Reviewed ‘Significant Progress’ Toward Yemen Peace in Meeting with MBS
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, and reviewed “significant progress” toward peace in the war-torn country of Yemen, Al Jazeera reported on Monday.
COI #417: Moscow Accuses US in Kremlin Drone Attack
On COI #417, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover the attempted drone strike on the Kremlin, Moscow pointing the finger at the US after the attack, a major delegation of American arms makers going to Taiwan, the tensions between Kiev and the White House over the...
COI #408: Alleged Leaker of Top Secret Documents Arrested
On COI #408, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover the breaking news on the arrest of the alleged leaker of top secret documents from the Pentagon and other government agencies, a group of House Democrats’ demands that the White House drop the espionage charges...
This Week At The Libertarian Institute
The Empire never sleeps – but neither do we. Missed a story? We’ve got you covered. Check out this week in review at the Libertarian Institute.
Israel ‘Ready’ to Attack Iran Without US Help: IDF Chief
The head of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said Wednesday that Israel is “ready” to attack Iran and could do so without help from the US.
COI #403: Rand Paul Takes on Josh Hawley’s TikTok Ban
On COI #403, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover the White House’s plan to form an international tribunal to prosecute Russian leaders for war crimes, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s warning that if he loses Bakhmut he will be forced to “compromise” with...
3/24/23 Trita Parsi: America Is Not the Peacemaker in the Middle East
Download Episode. Scott talks with Trita Parsi about an op-ed he wrote in the New York Times on the Saudi-Iranian agreement to reestablish diplomatic ties. Although the agreement does not mark an end to the rivalry between the two governments, it did establish a way...
3/17/23 Grant F. Smith on How the Saudi-Iran Peace Initiative Is Bad for Israel
Download Episode. Scott talks with Grant F. Smith about an article he recently wrote on the major blow the Saudis dealt Israel by reengaging with Iran. Scott and Smith assess the damage this has done to Israel’s plans for the region. They then discuss whether this...
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