News Roundup 8/14/17

  • The sanctions bill Trump signed had a provision that will require the government to monitor crypto currencies. [Link] Bill of Rights Fyle
  • The Trump Administration is looking at arming Ukrainian rebels. Those who are advocating arming the rebels believe it will help to put pressure on Russia. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Dunford, says the US is looking to resolve the situation in North Korea peacefully, but the US military is ready to respond if provoked. [Link] CIA Chief, Mike Pompeo says the US is moving closer to nuclear war with North Korea but, nuclear war is not imminent. [Link] North Korea Fyle
  • 18 people were killed when Islamists opened fire on people at a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • The Iraqi Shi’ite Popular Mobilization Forces will participate in the battle for Tel Afar. The Popular Mobilization Forces were not involved in the battle for Mosul. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Two US soldiers have been killed in Iraq. ISIS is claiming to have killed the US troops east of Tel Afar. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • The Syrian government continues to take territory from ISIS in central Syria. [Link] ISIS War Fyle

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