News Roundup 1/3/17

  • Senator Orrin Hatch announces his retirement. [Link]
  • Senator Rand Paul is blocking legislation to renew the Section 702 spying program. [Link]
  • The man who called and reported a fake hostage situation, that led to police killing an innocent man, has been arrested. [Link]
  • The US is moving a base in South Korea. The old location of the base is a source of pollution. [Link]
  • Libertarian values are helping Chinese people get out of poverty. [Link]
  • Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinians. [Link]
  • A look at eight African elections that will happen in 2018. [Link]
  • Moon of Alabama on the truth of the Iranian protests. [Link] At least 23 have been killed in the protests. [Link] Iran Fyle
  • Iran and Germany did $3 billion in trade in the first nine months of 2017. [Link] Iran Fyle
  • The Commander of US Forces in the Middle East, Gen. Votel, says the US will fight the Taliban more aggressively. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Defense Secretary James Mattis says the war in Iraq and Syria isn’t over. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • A civilian’s account of living in Yemen. [Link]

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