News Roundup 3/9/17

  • Jon Huntsman has been offered the job of Ambassador to Russia. Sources say that Huntsman plans to accept the job offer. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Reports from the State Department say Trump will resume weapon sales to Saudi Arabia that Obama halted in December. The weapon sale that blocked was of precision munitions. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Nikki Haley demands that we get Iran out of Syria. Iran is in Syria assisting Assad fight ISIS and Syrian rebels in the civil war. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • A new Isreali law bars supporters of the BDS movement from entering Israel. [Link] Israel Fyle
  • Gunmen attacked a Kabul hospital killing 30 people and wounding 50. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. [Link] Afghanistan Fyle
  • Two suicide bombers carried out attacks against a wedding in Tikrit killing at least 30. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but it was most likely ISIS. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • US Marines are now in Northern Syria. The Pentagon did not release how many Marines are now in Syria. The Marines are expected to assist in the invasion of Raqqa. [Link] The Marines will likely be providing artillery support. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Amnesty International has accused Saudi Arabia of using cluster bombs in residential areas in Yemen. The alleged attacks occurred on February 15. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle

On Foreign Policy Focus #11, I discuss the US Drone War in Yemen, the arming of jihadist in Syria, and regime change in Libya. I explain how these interventions severely harmed the children who live in those countries by inflicting them with serious mental illnesses. An entire generation will suffer lifelong consequences from the US War on Terror. I also give updates on the travel ban, Wikileaks, Syria, and North Korea. LISTEN HERE

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