News Roundup 11/13/17

  • The Justice Department told RT they have until Monday to register as a foreign agent. RT is the first media group to have to register as a foreign agent. [Link]
  • A Marine drill instructor was given ten years in prison for abusing recruits. The drill instructor targeted three Muslim recruits. [Link]
  • Trump tells the Vietnam leader his country should buy more weapons from the US. Trump also said he will mediate the South China Sea dispute. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • Trump suggests the US may remove some sanctions on Russia. Trump also said he may become friends with Kim Jung Un. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • The US carried out three drone strikes against IS and al-Shabaab targets over the weekend. [Link] Africa Fyle 
  • Lebanese sources say Lebanon’s Prime Minister is being held under house arrest in Saudi Arabia. [Link] Saudi Arabia Fyle
  • Saudi Arabia has now arrested over 200 people in its anti-corruption investigation. [Link] Prince Bandar is among the Saudis arrested in the investigation. [Link] Saudi Arabia Fyle
  • A large earthquake killed at least 61 people the Iraq/Iran border. [Link]
  • The Afghan Maj. Gen. in charge of operations in the Helmond Province said “It’s with the Marines’ support and cooperation that we’ve reached this level…If they leave again, things will 100% be reversed.” [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Robert Perry debunks claims that Assad used chemical weapons. [Link] Syria Fyle

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