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what. the me and welcome this is all to international. the new york times has released the phone claiming the soviet union lost the dissin from a campaign to tear the west the parts. of takes a close alliance were not this would be a masterpiece. in the american heart in twenty six. the same techniques same. eat. the same traits. great production value music showing in their opinion how russian this information evolved from. cold war can you if it was evaluated on how many.
variations of the. quick disclaimer this is an opinion piece so you can bug the new york times about factual inaccuracy which seem to make up the bulk of this series for one the defected spy that gave the interview and confirmed all of this never even worked at the k.g.b. he fled from czechoslovakia which wasn't even part of the u.s.s.r. putin that started funding something called the internet research agency this is serious said who was the proof how are. hold on i forget opinion piece. you know just like. your opinion the center piece in the k.g.b.'s seven commandments on fake news find a crack in society create a life should be nobody would believe that it was made up wrap it in the kernel of
truth conceal your hand as if the story came from someone else find a useful idiot deny everything and play the long game inevitably of course we get in on rubble mention isn't it nice to have your own t.v. show wow how does it got us stella journalism mit except you know i have this nagging feeling this doubt the k.g.b. playbook that they claim to have exposed to fits one story even better stu this probably new york times style commandment one the crack in society donald trump new york times is personal arch enemy check commandment to the outlandish lie donald trump the president of the united states of america is a russian spy check commandment through. three sprinkle of truth everyone moves
donald trump met with the russians he's been to moscow checks out commandment for conceal your hand the anonymous sources unnamed officials political experts they all seem to spend more time talking to the press than doing anything else check commandment five find a useful idiot hope come on this is too easy his opponents will believe anything about trump remember the secret dossier that said he hired hookers to peel in a bed check commandment six deny everything check we didn't reveal when it was reported c.n.n. or because he did well you're going to want went first but i'm going to freely not blithely you know it c.n.n. did come on and seven play the long game that's what they've been doing the endless cycle of stories about russian hackers speak news invasions aggression it's been
long all right seven commandments have been followed faith is strong father in fake news heaven hallowed be thy name you fake news come you news be done on earth as on the internet men. french wine is renowned across the world so when america's attempt at the tipple is just as good will left a sour taste in many french mounts with the saudis put to the test to see if the president should be swallowing his words. as donald trump thrashed out at france's president this week on twitter he also took aim at what he saw as unfair trade practices when it comes to wine tariffs way said the french who are very precious about that wine they don't said both countries made excellent wine but france made it very hard for the u.s.
to sell its wines to the country and charges big tariffs so that got us thinking who makes the better wine the us all fronts it's time for battle of the new world wine this is the old and the judges it's the parisians. for salem you live on. the constant where. if you don't. really think of it. i would say our route. would. be in a big city mosul a bit more where. it is it's don't look very much.
and there are a. little bit. more. in the wake of. the bank will be said for. says some of the dictating hyundai's quickly clear parisians preferred the wine from making us all her well maybe for once they don't rule it has been vindicated as the wine from his country seems to have trumped that from france so on this occasion from paris we admit defeat but nevertheless we will always weighs its loss and say so and say show that you can ski paris. the pentagon has failed its first of a full budget ordered looking into spending on arms personnel on military property and it wasn't even surprised it didn't pass the checks we never thought we were
going to post an audit several one was bet against us that we wouldn't even do the old it the air force the marine corps the defense logistics agency the u.s. special operations command and the u.s. transportation command a number of sections agencies divisions were given disclaimers saying that they had multiple issues that needed to be fixed the inspection involved over one thousand two hundred auditors some of the things that stand out for example we've got fifty three million dollars worth of an installed missile motors that were in not working condition they were at an air force base in utah well the auditors discovered that actually these missile motors were functional the pentagon is notorious for wasteful spending of taxpayer money.
apparently unconcerned the deputy of defense the defense. department came forward and said that they were not surprised that this was simply a pass fail audit and now the audit itself cost the taxpayers over four hundred million dollars and the result is that more money is now going to be spent to correct the wasteful spending that was discovered by the audit bellegarde running to the american taxpayers for more money to correct the problem of wasting money to begin with. a copy and paste seems to reveal to us prosecutors preparing charges against the wiki leaks chief julian assange who was discovered in an unrelated court filing which was said to be made by mistake the complaint
supporting affidavit would need to remain sealed until songes a rested in connection with the charges in the criminal complaint and could therefore no longer or avoid a wrist and extradition in this matter the sun suspend holed up in the ecuadorian embassy in london for more than six years in physics tradition to the us for publishing secret government documents last year sex assault charges against australia national were dropped by swedish authorities but he still faces arrest in the u.k. for breaking bail terms of all the exact details of the potential u.s. charges there are mystery songe fears he could face a life sentence or even the death penalty the charges could date back to twenty turn over the leak of data from the us operations in iraq and afghanistan last year like wiki leaks published the largest leak in cia history concerning the agency's cyber tools he could be prosecuted for publishing stolen e-mails from the democratic national committee ahead of the twenty sixteen presidential election special investigation by robert mueller into trouble russia collusion claims that
they were hacked by moscow. asuncion is unable to comment on the issue due to restrictions on his activities at the ecuadorian embassy but his lawyers say that if the us challenges a genuine will it would set a dangerous precedent for press freedom. speaking dave in duffy's editor of the news website this can't be happening dot net dave apparently it was a cut and paste error a mistake does the leak look genuine to you oh yeah i think so i mean this kind of thing does happen you know you get people who are working with a lot of documents and they use paper in the courts and it's really easy to accidently poll papers that you hadn't intended there's not the first case of that happening but i. in the us the first amendment bans the government from detailing press freedom or freedom of speech so should not be the situation for
a sounds well it should be but remember the constitution of the united states gets interpreted by the federal courts and for the last two years especially. the trumpet ministration has been packing the courts including the supreme court with. judges who view of the constitution is really skewed. and they're very they're very pro our thirty areon of these judges so it's hard to know how it's actually not hard to know how they would rule in this case if it got to them if you know charges are being prepared. behind closed doors so to speak why they do it that way want to just come out and publicly. well you know we've known about these this you know there have been rumors at least about this sealed indictment going back to the obama administration
and so this is just confirming what a lot of a suspected in what julian of sancerre has been suspecting that there was this indictment just sitting there waiting to grab him was what was his motivation really for. seeking asylum in the ecuadorian embassy when it looked like the british were going to send him back to sweden who would then send him to the u.s. so. you know that that's the situation and. the he's right to be worried that he could be a sensed under the tried and under the espionage act which could you know subject him even as much as the death penalty. would this be constitutional do you think i mean he effectively just the public wouldn't set a dangerous precedent for the journalists in america every teeny violate foreign
secrecy laws to deliver information that's considered vital to the public interest which is what the songs would say he was doing. great and it would be correct except that as i said you could get legacy judges appointed by transplant the supreme court to join prior lousy judges appointed by you know other republican presidents who had no respect for the constitution and so the end you'd end up with you know. calling it unconstitutional and this is the way bad law has been made in the us this taking a case where you know the public has been turned against the defendant winning the case setting the precedent and then it gets used for. far more widely so here you have you know sanchia has been portrayed as a you know serial rapist. and it's ridiculous but that's what the charges are
they were dropped in sweden. and you know so americans are saying oh yes you know they're probably putting him right in line with you know weinstein in hollywood and so he says he's loathed by a lot of people and there have been hit pieces written by him in the mainstream press a hit movie hit piece movie written about him and so you know you make bad law with him and then you know any of us could be next day good to speak to appreciate your time dave lindorff my guest editor of the news website this can't be happening now thanks for having me. there is a defense ministry has drawn attention to thousands of militants living in a huge syrian refugee camp where living conditions are said to be dying and the terrorists can apparently gain easy access. group band refugee camp is in an extremely difficult humanitarian situation the total number of people in it's about fifty thousand of which about six thousand militants controlled by the u.s.
. michel gondry from a discuss the situation with our correspondent for national. how on earth do they get into these refugee camps is it that easy for the militants to get inside it is not easy but you have to remember that it's very hard to detect them once a militant throws his weapon he looks like not very severely and and plus you have to remember that there are flows and flows of people stream inane and you have no time to check their documents and you also heard from russia that they keys that these militants are u.s. backed and this camp is situated in the territory in the southern part of syria border in jordan that is under control of u.s. military.
ok we know the officials are saying a russian officials that they believe six times militants about this camp how would they know that i would they come to this figure is not on the russian side that is claiming that to run militants inside this camp we heard that from the u.s. embassy as well that there are some i say scrape and just had a looser group extremist groups members hiding in they scanned the news in the surveilling and displaced people from state where as a human shield it's really unclear whether they have weapons where they're armed or not but the thing is that these people are of a certain background what is the situation like inside this camp pretty dire by all accounts oh yeah from what we hear from russians defense ministry the situation is simply dramatic health care there are five medical facilities opened on the territory of these camps and they provide all of the very limited services at a very high price and the same for forty so called pharmacies so you may thing. it
should be free of charge but it's not so expensive and all the people can afford this treatment and un offer medical services free of charge in neighboring jordan but people from the can cannot leave the camp unless they pay a fee to those who control this camp the militants that the russian general mentioned so again and not everybody can afford that and this is why we hear about cases like human traffic where prostitution including sex with minors and gender inequality all those terrible cases a violation of human rise aid agencies have been sending aid to me just last month hold back she arrived we know what happened to that that was easy distributed or near her says and this is the thing that international humanitarian aid find its way to the can but it ends up in the hands of those who control things can those militants and it's a terrible situation and russia says that since the camp is on the territory
controlled by the u.s. military america is responsible for those terrible things happening inside the camp and they want of course the international community is disturbing to react somehow . korean leader kim jong un has reportedly observed the successful testing of one hundred tactical weapons. this result as a justification of the party's policy focused on defense science and technology and those display of all rapidly growing difference capabilities to the whole region and a groundbreaking change in strengthening our military's combat capabilities. which by news of the village to us the u.s. says that remains confident all the commitments made at the singapore summit back in june between trumpet would be fulfilled the peace talks through the countries remained stalled and earlier this month the u.s. secretary of state council to meeting with north korea's top officials they are going to restart its nuclear activity if sanctions are lifted. asia pacific analyst
sort of got to believe there's strong resistance within the trump ministration to improving ties with north korea. for quite some time the north koreans have been unhappy with the trump administration not with mr trump or sick but with people under him who have not been very forthcoming in engaging north korea with compromises up insertions north korea is willing to make concessions and compromises that it's in but doesn't see anything in return and therefore over the last two weeks it has hardened its lines somewhat and has suggested that if the u.s. is not willing to be more forthcoming the north koreans themselves might not be as forthcoming and might again revert back to their military testing in fact that there's the next summit the second summit is a very much on between kim jong un and president trump. president bence talked about that yesterday itself and so the hope is that when kim jong un meets
president trump again sometime early next year by the head point of time because it's happening at the presidential level senior leaders level also took on a little bit more ready with something to give to each other. the u.n. warns u.k. government austerity has simply to great misery on its people according to a damning new report poverty is really a major challenge in the united kingdom what i found in my discussions with ministers is basically a state of denial and they are happy with the way in which their policies are playing out and i think that sort of punitive approach to benefits is utterly inconsistent in fact breaks it is going to make that worse because those in the lower income levels are really going to suffer. despite having the status of an
advanced economy one in five brits live in poverty over a million people can't afford basic essentials a report by the un's rapporteur on poverty and human rights adds if policies continue within four years four in ten children could be in poverty but the u.k. government denies the problem we are absolutely committed to helping people improve their lives while providing the right support for those who need it author of food bank britain or a wolf it concerns about the grim statistics released in the un report a y in twenty eighteen people are literally starving to death not just in india not just in yemen not just in kashmir but also here in london one of the richest capitals on the planet why isn't this story is not number one on the b.b.c. number one on i.t.v. poverty one in five that's twenty percent of the population are in poverty so
poverty is an issue we all need to be addressing and all political parties are responsible why is it with one in five people in poverty in this in the u.k. not one political party has a minister dedicated to eradicate poverty and that in itself is a scandal that poverty is not being addressed it's not being seen as having any value and the reality is too many people are making money out of poverty. clashes on the israeli gaza border of the forty palestinians injured hundreds of protesters gathered despite a cease fire with israel. with the force of violence with israel defense forces and places like that in the seven months protests and the great march of families are demanding the right to return to lands they say have been illegal. since march over two hundred palestinians
thousands more idea of denies though it deliberately targets. russia successfully launched a cargo rocket to the international space station. so use will deliver some two and afternoons of supplies to the crew including food fuel water and gas supplies to dock with the isis on sunday first time this type of rockets been used since last month's manned mission which failed due to an engine malfunction a two person crew was forced to make an emergency landing just minutes after blasting off. a new children's toy aimed at kids ages five and up that's going on sale in the u.s. is raising concern and has
a story. in these extraordinary top see turvy times one would hope that the lives of our kids could at least for now remain innocent and protected from the political craziness but think again this christmas one conservative website would like your children to build the wall of the law you know . and not just any wall but one that will keep your country safe as a mob yes a mob of ten thousand migrants march across mexico untoward to the border sounds like an ideal stocking filler or maybe not. as this politician will tell you you'll never too young for politics bron loves
playing the kids build the wall then mr trump said you're fired and i love them for building blocks on your child's thing perhaps they'll have more fun putting hillary clinton behind bars with this play sets and while we're at it these are not the only games being criticized as highly inappropriate now we all adore a six hour game of monopoly that usually ends in tears but now players may start crying before they even open the box but new millennial is addition of the game offers and i watch bring taste of reality the tag line says it all forget real estate you can't afford it anyway forget about passing go because you don't make money you just collect experiences like sleeping on your friend's couch or riveting of a can be stroke mr monopoly also got a make over taking a selfie with a participation medal the company insists that the game is aimed at adults
something to chuckle about on christmas morning with uncle john but spoof or not the outrage has been relentless. so it turns out we could have called classic monopoly boom a monopoly all along has a bunch of money you have no debt everything is affordable and you can go straight from starting out in life to a rich british state mogul with no formal education you are aware that student debt and the rising cost of rent is crippling the economy talking about it a ya dick but then he will way to judge what's acceptable for kids to play with some points out that today is that old crow playing with an willis dick female role models like barbie and a racist not to mention sexist stereotypes like super mario and let's not even get started on fairytales next thing without a lot of this for you at the top of the al qaeda.
pranking gave americans a lot of job opportunities i needed to come up here to make some money like me twenty five thousand dollars as a teacher or i could make fifty thousand dollars a year trucks or chose to drive truck people who rushed to a small town in north dakota was an unemployment rate of zero percent like gold rush is very very similar to. this beautiful story and with pollution and devastation a lot of people have left here i don't know too many people here and just slow down so much they lost their jobs that laid off the american dream is changing that's
not what it used to be. it's a tough reality. hello and welcome across town for all things considered i'm peter lavelle honoring the one hundredth anniversary of the end of the first world war french president emmanuel mccrone claimed patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism this is widely seen as a criticism of donald trump after all trouble calls himself a nationalist is nationalism a dirty word says who. cross
talking nationalism i'm joined by my guest john laughlin in strasburg he's a lecturer in political philosophy and i says the catholic university of n.d. in new york we have. samuel e. is a fellow at the global policy institute of london and author of bombs for peace and i'll burn we have rockwell he is a political commentator and editor of lew rockwell dot com all right gentlemen crosstalk was in effect that means you can jump in anytime you want and i always appreciate john let me go to you first but i'd like to quote i guess the spot aspiring sun king of europe there are no other well known as the president of france mccrone he said this patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism national him is a betrayal of patriotism and i'd also like to throw in another quote that he said earlier this year when he was a candidate which absolutely stunned me still does quote as candidate there is no such thing as french culture what is this man talking about john or whenever i hear