News Roundup 9/29/17

  • Trump will give Puerto Rico a ten-day waiver from the Jones Act. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • General Dunford has been confirmed for a second term as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • The US Embassy to Syria Tweeted, “Haley: The only lasting solution in Syria is thru a pol transition that does not allow Iranian influence to replace ISIS or Assad in power.” [Link] Haley also claimed that the Iran nuclear deal is empty without inspections of Iran’s non-nuclear military facilities. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the House that will end the US support for Saudi’s war against the people of Yemen. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • The UK military has dropped more than 3,500 bombs or missiles on Islamic State targets. The UK claims to have never killed a civilian in their war against the Islamic State. [Link] UK Fyle
  • A Ukranian ammo depot exploded. Ukranian officials say it is a blow to their military capabilities. [Link] Ukraine Fyle
  • The US has carried out more airstrikes in Libya. Trump carried out his first airstrike in Libya last week. [Link] Libya Fyle
  • The Iraqi government has cut off all international flights to the Iraqi Kurdish capital Irbil. [Link] Iraq Fyle
  • The Islamic State has released audio of the group’s leader Baghdadi. The audio refers to recent events. [Link] ISIS War Fyle

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