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with south korea i think the last one involved more than three hundred thousand troops and ships and airplanes and they're practicing the bombing and invasion of north korea and they also have commando. exercises that practice what they call decapitation strike which in other words is the assassination of north korean officials you can imagine if the reverse were true just imagine say you're from russia were conducting joint exercises were cuba practicing the bombing of the united states and invasion the united states and practicing commando operations to assassinate u.s. officials the reaction i think would be utterly hysterical but when the united states does the same thing against north korea it's seen as just normal everyday business no reason for north korea to be concerned. the iraqi city of mosul has been liberated from mine still but at a huge human cost more not right after this. as
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far as the wealthy areas of the italy going bust and we should save them because they're going bust well i guess the social bank the e.c.b. verio jaggy they have already printed fifteen sixteen trillion dollars to bail out their friends their oligarch friends during sums to thousand and eight and they've said they signal to the marketplace that we've got another fifteen sixteen seventeen trillion dollars to print to make as many errors as you want keep making bad loans keep borrowing money at zero percent interest rate to buy assets of precious. paintings and shadows it doesn't make any of them. hold the few we don't and we're going to. everyone in the room if you do read.
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it you'll get it on the you'll be. the old according to josh. martin world cup on warm for the wrong. twenty minutes past the hour welcome back the iraqi prime minister us travel to the city of mosul to declare victory over islamic state now that the terror groups former stronghold has been recaptured the p.m.'s convoy travel through mosul were only a small pocket of militants the remains are expected to be defeated soon celebrations springing up nationwide to mark the victory. just.
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the most lopper ration success has also been widely celebrated across the media it is not often on the show that we can break good news about iraq but today is one of those days the country's prime minister arrived in mosul today to declare a great victory as he joined his troops to celebrate in the city they've lost many comrades along the way but today the iraqi security forces were firing their weapons in celebration claiming victory over their right. well the iraqi military along with u.s. support to launch the campaign to liberate mosul from the last october since then human rights groups of repeatedly raise serious concerns about the civilian casualties being caused by coalition forces.
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to. relieve. the of the. world. yet really haunting pictures on thing human rights watch told us more about the price paid by civilians from mosul is liberation. operation to retake mosul particularly believe the end of the city that's been
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raging february has come at an incredibly high cost we've seen much of the west of the city completely destroyed by ground fire and by airstrikes and we've seen a mass spike in civilian casualties thousands of civilians being wounded and being killed in the fighting so sold in the city has really paid a price for this operation. we were calling particularly on the u.s. led coalition to take more care in the way that it is conducting its bombing campaign and securely the types and sizes of bombs that excusing to drop because of these large volumes that are being dropped more and more frequently we've seen a massive increase in civilian casualties on the ground. unfortunately the general feeling among the coalition and the iraqi government is that because the momentum to finish the operation has been on their side they've wanted to use all
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means to get it done as quickly as possible and as a result we haven't seen them willing to for example take certain types of weapons completely off the table so as to better protect civilians. and cern's are that with these civilian casualties we don't see accountability we don't see american commanders taking responsibility and we don't see compensation for the victims. in the last few hours the high court in britain has ruled that u.k. arms sales to saudi arabia are completely legal the campaign group that brought the case claim british weapons are being used in the conflict in yemen location of the saudi strongly denied and today the high court rejected suspending export licenses for the seal or transfer of military equipment well since the conflict in yemen to be the ruby. has spent more than three billion pounds on arms most of it going on warplanes helicopters and drones the gulf marcie know has twice as many british
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made warplanes as the u.k. zone royal air force the trade deals have been condemned several times in the british parliament. was a speaker thousands of civilians have been killed in yemen including a large number by the air force actually done not using british built planes the pilots who were trained by british instructors we have to put political pressure on the saudis this is being presented against saudi arabia against the people of yemen what's. more garbage no wonder the countries in poverty other who are allowing these people to get away with it so far we do not believe the has been a clear risk of breach of international humanitarian law what matters is the strength of our relationship with saudi arabia on issues like dealing with terrorism on counterterrorism issues as well according to amnesty international more than thirteen thousand civilians have been killed and injured since the beginning of the conflict they've called the court's decision
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a potentially quite deadly blow to yemeni civilians. who spoke to all of the activists behind the legal challenge what's your response to the voting and also what's the next step now however they were very disappointed very disappointed on the behalf of the people of yemen where you know saudi the saudi forces have been flying you came a planes which up and you came and that's led to a country where seven million people on the edge of starvation where there's a lot of out how bright the saudis be funerals for forty people killed them are stepping up from an oscar declaring. the size cities a military target so we're very disappointed with very angry will be appealing the opinion the judgment and you know i've been for the arizona star for the last says is by clear is as if there's a clear risk of serious violations of international humanitarian law and those are supposed to be a country and you know from what i can see him for what the vast majority of the british public can see as it very clear is that these violations that these weapons
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have been used to violate international humanitarian law you know the arms industry has a big lobbying budget you see. i effectively there's also the revolving door between the government and the arms industry and i go to top civil servants in the am i say go tell them boss that is go talk i think is in the ministry the minister the defense so the arms industry. i'm not on the price is industry all i did in the government is what we're fighting against the world what needs to end if we have a good job ethical foreign policy. with the g twenty. looks at whether there are reasons to be positive for a future russia u.s. relations. i think the u.s. russia relationship is very important and has suffered and we need to make it better there's no question about it we need to cooperate on so many issues on
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nuclear weapons from syria on iran on energy on trade.
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hello and welcome to cross talk where all things considered i'm peter lavelle well it happened bladder mere putin and donald trump met for their first much into this debated handshake was it worth the wait and what happens now. talking the importance of a handshake i'm joined by my guest here in moscow mark sloboda he's an international affairs and security analyst we also have exclusive for used to director and writer for the duran dot com and we have political analysts we spoke nic international right gentleman as always talk in fact that means you can jump in anytime you want and i always appreciate the big news over the last few news cycles of obviously is the meeting of blood amir putin with donald trump here but let's
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talk a little bit what happened right before before we talk about the.


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