News Roundup 5/19/17

  • Ray McGovern explains former FBI Director Mueller’s love for mass data collection. [Link]
  • Philippines President Duterte has imposed a countrywide ban on public smoking. Those convicted of smoking in public can face four months in prison and a $100 fine. [Link]
  • New documents give additional information on the secret US war being fought across Africa. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • The first of 4,000 UN peacekeepers arrived in South Sudan today. 13,000 UN peacekeepers are already operating in the country. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • Al-Shabaab is enforcing Islamic law in areas of Syria. Two men convicted of stealing had their right hands cut off. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • The US army bombs force allied to Assad in Syria. The US destroyed 27 tanks in the bombing. The tanks were a coalition garrison near the Syrian, Jordanian, and Iraqi border. [Link] Syria Fyle

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