News Roundup 3/27/17

  • Trump gave Merkel a $375 billion bill that he printed out himself. The bill was for defense services NATO provided to Germany. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • The US is investigating multiple airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. Those airstrikes killed a total of nearly 300 civilians. Of course, it is likely the US has killed more civilians in the last few weeks other than the 300 deaths that are being investigated. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • In response to US sanctions, Iran has placed sanctions on 15 US companies. [Link] Iran Fyle
  • The US is sending more troops to Mosul to aid in the fight against ISIS. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Kurdish forces seize an important airbase outside of Raqqa. ISIS was in control of the airbase. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Assad tells Israel that more Israeli airstrikes in Syria will cause Assad to launch Scud missiles into Israel. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • An airstrike near Damascus killed 16 civilians. It is unknown who carried out the strike, but it was most likely the Syrian government. [Link] Syria Fyle

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