tv Cross Talk RT December 29, 2017 11:00pm-11:30pm EST
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follow in welcome across the uk were all things considered i'm peter lavelle this is the last edition of cross talk for the year and we're doing something different we answer questions from you our viewers. in the year that was i'm joined by my guest mark sloboda he's an international affairs and security analyst we also have. a political analyst as well as a leading expert at the center for actual politics and dimitri is a political analyst with sputnik international. rules in effect that means you can jump in anytime you want and i always appreciated before we go to our our viewers' questions i'd like each one of you know maybe i will start here because of some up some of the most important things that happened in the last twelve months and i think i'm going to kind of end the year in kind of a dramatic note i think we face in the united states a concert. crisis it's really very much coming to a head we have
a congress that is not answering demands. we have good department of justice and the f.b.i. they're not answering demands from congress we see an outright media war depending on what station you look at you could be looking at a very different country and i'm looking at like fox versus like c.n.n. very different views of the world it's getting to a critical point it didn't happen in two thousand and seventeen i think it's going to happen in two thousand and eighteen which your major takeaway picture so game changer in two thousand and seventeen is. russia syria and their allies against terrorist organizations that period for years against isis against a new sin against the other others and this is really a game changer not just for syria but for the middle east as a whole and i don't think it's over yet two thousand and over again by the very very major step and it's a major setback for the united states and their allies mark your big takeaway from
the viewpoint of. living in russia the russian media and perhaps the media the left in the us this has been a year under siege a year of constantly having to battle back a neo mccarthy narrative that not only intends to target trump but intends to silence voices of opposition with the left media syria as well it's far from over but at least a regime change is off the table but we have a whole new middle east destabilisation with truck playing games in the clearing jerusalem to really get it over with our viewer questions demon i think two thousand and seventeen was a year a year or. two of the crisis i think in syria ok the the u.k. and france dropped for the moment they do. have to go but the united states remains there so the war is not over yet unfortunately but the crisis is over. well you
know it seems to me in a moment on that before we go to the questions of seems to be a crisis of leadership i mean as i was going to the studio here we have. to listen flip flopping again on a sign i mean we go back and forth yes yes yes that's the way it saves in conclusion because i agree with you it's going to the first question from one of our viewers here my question is what exactly is the deep state and who's in it victor and that's a good question a deep state is a nexus of the u.s. special sirius's of the u.s. permanent political bureaucracy and the mass media that syria has them and essentially it performs with controls the daily functioning of the nation while the president that's his own thing you know what's really interesting that this mark i think you pointed out i think was a year ago almost exactly that we started talking about how the new york times uses the term deep state that never was used in circulation in the mass media and no it's you know published. you're still going to only have one there's only somebody
else so if somebody else had a state yeah ok so there's a long history of talking about the deep state academically in the us back to eisenhower warning about the military industrial complex but we have had a recent rejuvenation of it and the deep state has become active something it's not always it that your nose is post to because challenge to the states stablished foreign policy and we're talking about specific people we need to take a look. at this is difficult because if we knew who specifically is leaking and disrupting policy they'd be in jail michael morrell the former acting director of the cia a clinton surrogate the one who infamously said to charlie rose that the u.s. needs to start killing more russians and iranians don't think we're going to let this difference is here the deep state is they're not supposed to be political they're not supposed to be active and now we have high. officials in the f.b.i.
looking for insurance policies to make sure their views. and i think. act according to the ultra liberal globalist ideology it's they are. we. said this was you know when i was doing which is not always seen but you know it relies on ideology which which signifies that a new cruelty a new law is justified if the so-called western values are not supposed to be the same but it's certainly felt when they want to have these new issues that democracy is not just the united states. so i would say we go it's a fraud just surface a second question let's go to the second question what is the future with ukraine is there a russian plan or shall some parts of ukraine be like somalia work yeah well there's a lot of discussion that putin had a cunning plan at one point but i don't know if it's been so cutting what we have
is a frozen conflict and i think we may see some some escalation you know we see a frozen conflict there were four hundred fifty two civilian deaths in the last year and and i'm sure that wasn't. just about the so you can see here that was but unfortunately the russian government probably should have acted more proactively when this west back porch first overthrew the government and seized power i warn about at the time they did not now there is really no military solution and the kremlin is basically hoping that over time the corruption the unpopularity of this regime helps bring it down to the max i think we're going to something with in two thousand and eighteen we know now that lethal weapons are being sold to the ukrainian regime and that's that's going to make this conflict well that's the thing we want to look at well now it's official who is going to believe it told both russia can see this ukraine an independent state so there was no russian plan
for ukraine there was no point did you say the u.s. considers ukraine and the independence ok you know i don't you know but you know i have said a lot you could say it was you know there's an enormous risk. that it's not going to leave your brain indefensible see it isn't that independence there's no such thing as independence and when it comes to the view of of washington either you're under their heel or you're in and there's another example in between but probably and that was a mistake here i agree with mark russia had no plan for ukraine it cold that common sense would prevail first and told that there would be if you call for a lot if you let us might you know get out positionally because criticism. russian foreign policy is that hopes for a reason absolute that is not already frozen is not only for me to keep our viewers view my members are still in the morning and i want to be there to question their. lockers their question what is the future of the middle east may look like next year with syria and being but yemen and lebanon continuing in the struggle and what
might we see as actual policy response to the jerusalem decision ok so the jerusalem decision by the time put me on station actually gives opportunity to moscow to russia to become much more active. in the conflict and the russian is also going to be much more active in discussions in tehran and yet it is no ship rise for the first time the king of saudi arabia came to moscow to meet with putin in the kremlin and now russia is going to be much more active in the region it's really i mean its foreign policy is destructive it's really interesting picture in. picture is absolutely right is that you know it's because of the failed proactive policies of washington and its client states that actually opened creates openings for for
moscow and to read first of all syria is not over libya is not over and yemen is not over and none of them will be over next year either but at least with syria now there is a light in the tunnel. the u.s. has there's a lot of talk that donald trump has forfeited control of the middle east to russia by not being proactive and doesn't buy that but i was out there they said it's completely nonsense the u.s. is constant the u.s. and saudi arabia blowback against their repeated regime change in meddling in the region has hit them again and again and again attempts to curtail the iranian influence helps growing russian influence if there's any i. ation the responsibility it's donald trump over lying upon intel would be even well that's true but i think coming back to the results of the i think one of the main events was this trial which will meeting all of the presidents of russia turkey and iran and so on you would juxtaposition of forces that is going to determine two thousand
it's not going to be sued but it's not going to be pro american versus american is going to be sovereign states against the west and why are they going to need to be reminded of that because he just called the president of syria a terrorist again the other day presidential run for the answer to your point that russia one should i know you know to be geopolitics is not about and has never been a part of morality or about this if you dos obviously it is it is the art of finding common ground with other nations and using those unions those alliances against against other cities so to get to be is in a position has not been for the last fifty years opposing to. be. a much tougher relationship with washington than ever before you know for the post-war year so i'm sure that it was russia that was trying to create divisions
within nato i guess one of their own members or do well actually it's not the russians it's not the russian going to move forward to it in front of a firing line in norway it was need to and it wasn't russia that sponsored the coup into it was some western states and we can leave we don't we we don't really know what it is and you're not agree with that still what is important is that now we have sovereign states versus us quien states and this is going to continue and for russia you know when people are the stoic about the soviet union and they say this so we can all so much stronger than russia the soviet union had dependence you know that you know the middle east that wanted money from us you know egypt. nasir and others now would have the saudi king come into more school would have the turkish president come into moscow they are what they would think about them much more serious partners than the ones that we've had before so from the point of view of russia's national interest that is one of the main results of two thousand and
seventeen if you during your listeners has been you know continues next question before and after after our program will continue our discussion on questions from our viewers stayed with r.t. so much that that russia. altie we have a great team but we need to strengthen before the free float world cold and you're better than a legend to keep it so it's at the back. in one thousand nine hundred two that must qualify for the european championships at the very last moment no one believed in us but we won and i'm hoping to bring some of that waiting spirit to the r.c.c. . recently i've had a lot of practice so i can guarantee you that peter schmeichel will be on the best fall since my last world cup on that story seriously. thousand no joke i was only
all right gentlemen let's continue with our questions from viewers here that here's the next one if you can project to five or even ten years from now in retrospect what would you consider to have been the defining glow. event that changed the future world either for the better or worse in two thousand and seventeen that event will be the greatest long term positive or negative effect for or repercussions i think we kind of didn't talk a little bit about them right now i think what's happening is that i think i'm going to go with your thread here is that. it's briggs and trump that happened the year before and we're still trying to grapple with the the outcomes of those two democratic decisions i mean democracy got of the way with the of these global elites ok i mean going into leaving this year going to next year we see hungry and poland being sanctioned within the european union because they're expressing their
sovereign right i guess nobody told them when you join the e.u. you lose all of your sovereignty so and that's the cold reality that there we're going after well so talking about an event i wouldn't say it's an event it's a sequence of events that you object to poles like roll castro said he would stand next year there will be another person running cuba you have zyuganov not challenging putin anymore there is a much more serious candidate and i would challenge in him at the election you have point and hungary basically oppose in the e.u. you know with their elected governments on the other side a side you have been declared before you need and in the united states you have the french having a president for whom minority vote at you know someone who wasn't wanted by the majority of the french and it was only thanks to manipulations that he became president you have the longest post-war political crisis in germany where they can form the government so you see how the east is getting more and more democratic the
former socialist world where they would call it and the west is getting less and less democratic talking about forty medians who can for spies prohibiting people to talk to foreign basso this i want to get in my now we have members of congress saying that you know. every russian is suspect i mean i mean i mean what are they supposed to do where some kind of red star on their on their sleeves down the streets but you know what i'm trying to come here and i mark posts that the thoughts were somehow related to russia but then i guess too many people. really wanted to read those posts to see what it's all about and then facebook stopped marking them so it did not act attention but really we are in. a very special period in a period of change from pax americana from in america sam to so far world to have multiple worlds so it's the end of the universe only moment in this
when i wish how much washington wants to extend to me no matter what it does to prolong its period of global mean was it that i mean this is going the way they buy the market the same thing can be said about the monopoly that the mainstream media had for decades that's being broken up the fact that we're sitting here talking right now and viewers are watching us that monopoly continued to be broken in two thousand and seventeen yeah but there's a lot of pushback tzschirner to a lot of support with with declaring for media to. foreign agents and then trying to attach the label to the left in the old media the pay walls that are going up across the mainstream media outlets there is a there really isn't in for war on the internet although i think the common people are more the victims and it with this corporate mainstream media and it's the other
thing from the from the government that's pushing it but i agree with victor completely this is the year that the hedge i'm on was challenged they had him on which challenge that home with the election of trump and the u.s. political regime both elected and the unelected portions are at war with itself it's shaking the us as role as not the leader of the free world but as the headroom on the globe and legitimacy at home and abroad here let's go to our next question you know probably the most controversial and i'm kind of curious how you guys are going to react considering your old man is the moral corruption of the west in the formulation of its foreign domestic social. an economic policy caused by feminism. i thought you had to i think it's caused by prima define the standard of feminism and i think this year will be remembered not on live because over there. pax americana but also it will be remembered in russia for example by the attacks media text against the women who oppose the global dominance.
because there was a whole campaign this year in the russian media in the foreign media you know. that ukrainian cuellar was released and her needs was demanded by all the world's media nearly step up and woman man east ukrainian sitting in jail since two thousand and fourteen simply because she participated in the referendum to do a really really a very interesting he said i would say two thousand and seventeen in the least in the west as a war on men yes. today we are talking about the war on land and yes it's not just feminism it's actually it's radical feminism from the sixty's and seventy's that doesn't just oppose pete here but once meteoric you but there you go into utopian sentiment is going to come in the few years we are actually today talking about what i'm going to end up which is ation a new industrial revolution and that brings the specter of
a world where gender differences are not going to matter that much at all robots do not need sex and that is the real danger in the next decades ok the moral there is moral corruption in the west but it doesn't come from feminism even from a few radical feminists in the later years that have gone off the ranch this show is made by women they're produced without further it is i'm sure would be made i've got no problems with classical feminism the rot comes from actually classical liberalism because of the individual and the. if occasion of neo liberalism the economic system of the unfettered unregulated free market over everything the market is a sham the commodification of all human relations that's where the real moral decay of the west comes from ok i don't think we have any comments about that in two thousand and seven he was the year of the robe i'm thinking of harvey weinstein and
charlie charlie rose did you say the year of the robe the open robe ok what i was i was saying i want to keep going here because i think this is a question that came from don de bar frequent. guest on this program and constant viewer he always is reminding me you know when is the program going to be on you tube ok will trump be removed from office now victor i'm going to turn to you because i think almost every single episode you've been on the last six months you're predicting the removal of trump from yes will be removed from office in two thousand and eight she and this is going to be his fierce and last new year in the oval office and the. special counsel. is going to pressure those around him put pressure on his family members and this actually he's going to be asked to step down all right victor one year from now we're going to save this clip and then i'm going to ask you do explain it or say i told you so go ahead mark trump we don't know trump may eventually be removed from office it
most likely won't be in twenty eighteen it will depend on how the republicans do in the midterm elections do they make control and does trump keep trying to push a foreign policy like they talk with russia that's against the establishment so far it appears he's going in the opposite direction and bowing down to everything that neo cons want at this point so in that way he's actually giving them what they don't know but i've been saying this all along you know he said you know he does cave time each time we got him by every time this was going to get go no we didn't think it was for it ok then he did and he only gets worse. only gets worse no it's because neal liberalism this postmodernist project it doesn't believe in negotiation will only include their my if your new go shade it is called appeasement and then if you peace them they want more and more true this is what the ideology was but i think mccain did that who we knew who said he wanted good relations with russia who said that there are russians leaving in crimea and it's
basically why should he go into ukraine that candidate has been removed from or at least years out of absolutely so they can do that the most serious the engine and clinton that want to drain the swamp of that kenya that has been removed from office the fact that there is a person who can exactly weight him sitting in the water has mentioned some statements there is not very important was mostly he simply there trumped the police has been removed trumped their official we may be still there but the country remains terribly divided i mean we still have a lot of very deep deep red states here and this is what you know what we did actually did a program a civil war i mean i don't know to what degree it will get you know hot to warm up but certainly in the discourse of opposing narratives that the civil war is raging right now and i have every reason to believe it's going to continue in two thousand
and eighty it is going to get even worse because these attempts to remove tamp they are going to divide the country even more you are exactly correct when you say that there is going to be there is a likelihood there were a constitutional crisis we identified but here we attempt to. accuse those who are trying to remove him of those misdeeds that they are guilty of and it will be very very nice people to but these people don't they don't they have every expectation to bribe this president because they believe they know what's best ok and we all know. federal employees life employees the vast majority of the mark are democrats they pay they have to get on i mean contributions for the democratic candidate we're talking about again that deep state this unelected bureaucracy that continues even after every four years the political head changes year the hill reported that for the two thousand and sixteen election cycle ninety five percent of federal workers donated the clinton that trend is only expected to
. continue in two thousand and eighteen but relax. the deep states frogmen this cobol of generals mad as masters kelly they got this truck has just about admitted that he's turned over forward military policy to them right now he's just the twitterer in chief he's a figurehead he's something that they may find they can live with at least until the end of his regular for you when he thinks that was an important thing the trauma did he dumped t.p. people so now it's clear that there won't be just one globalization there will be a several globalization's one of them so they just sent up on the united states senate on china and on russia so that is one of the main results of two thousand and seventeen all right gentlemen many thanks to my guest here in moscow and thanks to our viewers for watching us here at r.t. this is the end of our broadcast segment stay with us for the extended version on our you tube channel see you next time and remember crosstalk.
in some american cities the police have built themselves cling to reputation people who walk on the street to be united states who are at risk from the very people who are supposed to protect that were people are no more afraid of the police than of us in the us. you can see something happening and this is like i don't want to call the cops let that happen rather than call the cops in those young black men lose their lives chasing the with the thing goes on the trigger you never know better safe than sorry i don't know that someone else is going to gun so . unfortunately around around here we end up killing our guns on the dance told from such preclusion this place to be.
saying is coming the big countdown the ball's going to draw new years starting resolutions will be created it's all so very exciting let's check in what the core just talented smart. all oracle of the universe stacy herbert maxwell you bring up a few things our resolutions did you follow through on all your resolutions for twenty seventeen did i did i promise that i never to sell any of my of bitcoin so i hold on a hard liner and i told my new year's resolution from twenty seven saying i hold
firm and of course we are on new year's eve the eve of new year's eve is when this episode is recording is airing but we will not be here on new year's eve because that's a sunday and our show airs saturday c that's why we're here on the eve of new year's eve. i get it. which makes sense and the seer that hash tag me to is the person of the year for two thousand and seventeen according to time magazine so we like adam and eve exactly exactly that she tempted and with the apple yet as they left the garden of paradise so many people that are here that many people this year were tempted by big queen and big and became a massive mass of phenomena of course had you been watching price reports since two thousand and eleven you'd be on your yacht right now in the caribbean.