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and therefore the policy would be to make. the chilean economy scream so wants to make the economy of venezuela. united states warns that airliners flying over the persian gulf could be misidentified and targeted a spike in tension with iran. the time around became one of the top topics on the agenda of russian and u.s. foreign ministers talks in the russian missile city which were described as productive and detailed in the week. human rights advocates raised the alarm over the u.k. defense secretary's amnesty proposal for pretty spectrums saying immunity for criminal offenses sets a dangerous precedent. the world's biggest tech companies pledge to crack down on violent content and unveiled new rules in the wake of the christ church mosque attack.
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moscow time this sunday my name is kevin owen you're watching out international and the weekly a round up of the big stories of the last 7 days as reported by us starting with this one the united states is warning that airliners flying over the persian gulf could be misidentified and targeted amid a spike in tension between the u.s. and iran washington's allies have also joined this latest from to get to iran to saudi arabia's foreign minister says his country stands for peace but will respond quote firmly and decisively if necessary the u.s. stance is being clear for quite some time. for their neighbors or spread instability or terror everywhere we go in the middle east it's surrender ran around major destabilizing in influence in the middle east spread death destruction and chaos the leaders of iran are racketeers world's largest financier of international terrorism behind every problem is iran and what we've been trying to do is to get
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a run to be him like a normal nation one of the fierce opponents of the iranian regime is the u.s. national security adviser john bolton in fact seems he's so keen on his job that according to an interview about from 2010 he said he'd laws in the name of national security caleb maupin looks at his track record. john bolton has a very important job keeping americans safe after all that is the job of the national security adviser and it's very important for americans to trust someone in that position john bolton wasn't always the national security adviser here's something he said before he got the job if i had to say something i knew was false to protect american national security i would do it so considering that john bolton has a pretty important position in terms of influencing the president on international matters you think it might be a concern if he says things consistently that turn out to be false we decided to ask new yorkers. iran continues to seek nuclear weapons and intimidate peaceful
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people is that true not. true i guess that's false. so the one year period that we've talked about from the point where north korea makes the strategic decision to denuclearize is something that north and south koreans have already agreed to is that true or false false this sounds like something that's not true doesn't seem to fit right. i'm not running around the world looking for ways to create hostilities well it's just the other quotes pretty much speak for themselves that john bolton doesn't seem to have a golden record however that doesn't seem to put him in any danger of losing his job at least for now. you would lie in order to preserve the truth if i had to say something i knew was false to protect american national security i would do it bolton is the point man little.
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jackal to carry this effort to for it and to topple the elected government of iran from a political perspective we have to see this is a reflection of the system itself the united states they want the oil in iran and whenever a bully wants to take something out of your position then they will allege provocations to justify the violence that they're getting ready to perpetuate seems to trump ministrations already briefed everyone on the growing arabian threat although apparently not the us senate which looks like it's been kept in the dark over the plans. i would urge the state department to come down here and explain to us what's going on i've come to the fore in the law. and to demand answers
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by this administration about a wrong about its policy we need to understand what we're doing the hearings that are done in secret do not for inform the american people of what's going on i demand to know why we have deployed. the american military assets we do not need another iraq weapons of mass destruction involving the tender box of the middle east is no place to operate on impulse or whim. that the appearance this administration has created by lacking a clearly articulated strategy for the american people to know and that is the president this behavior is not acceptable while the tensions between the u.s. and iran escalate and some of the media seem to believe washington is being forced into action they are citing a rock band syria and venezuela as examples military analysts.
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says there's no real evidence that iran poses a threat. this is not complete surprise probably the real threat on the ground is no different to what it was a year ago or 2 years ago but the levels of escalation politically have been going up every week since the last year they're trying to link various activities of iran undoubtedly iran is operating in the region at a heightened level but if you look at what happened in saudi arabia or the ships in the persian gulf the americans are trying to connect the dots and find a smoking gun which can say iran responsible for all these but there is nothing official and that's why the british side of said this and all of the germans of pulled out their trainers and the americans are pulling some of their stuff out there is nothing concrete that say's iran is moving to words and action which would lead to war. well we're talking about iran it was part of a broader discussion that happened in the week between the top diplomats of russia
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and the u.s. in the russian resort city of sochi those talks were described by both ministers as frank and productive both sides said that they were ready to move relations forward but also admitted they still don't see eye to eye on a number of crucial global issues with more details on that big meeting then our senior correspondent in the week were gassed us. they've managed to talk about all their differences and they've managed honestly say to each other we disagree on this this is how we see it we disagree on this this is how we see it and booth have said that well that's good but we can talk 1st topic of course venezuela and venezuela we have disagreement i urge my russian colleagues to support the venezuelan people as they return democracy to their country. the united states and more than 50 other nations agree that the time has come for nicolas maduro to go he's brought nothing but misery to the venezuelan people. and we hope that the russians support. form a durable will and the markets or she would use them on democracy can be imposed by
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force the threats coming both from u.s. officials and the opposition leader. who was always reminding us of the possibility of military intervention have nothing to do with democracy but you know where you go what both countries seem to agree on is that it's very well and that should decide what happens to their country also on iran much the same situation although not as radically opposed russia saying that it believes the iranian nuclear deal of 2015 is the best option going forward it's a system a platform a framework that's already established that will guarantee to the international community that iran isn't pursuing nuclear weapons the united states agreeing to disagree most of the moment we have many disagreements on iran. but the fact that we've started talking on this issue gives us hope that we will be able to achieve
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agreements if both sides show willingness to do so i made clear that the united states will continue to apply pressure to the regime in tehran until its leadership is prepared to return to the ranks of responsible nations that do not threaten their neighbors or spread instability or terror nevertheless both sides have said that you know they will continue to work together on coming up with some sort of solution along with the other signatories of the iran nuclear deal the north korean front for one that both sides have made progress that real progress has been made on making sure that the north korean the korean peninsula is denuclearized also as you heard about meddling of good government busy the russians saying that we both want to be sticking by what they've said very long time now for years that they still haven't been showing any proof of what it is that russia has done there's been nothing in writing nothing concrete that the americans have given russians and
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said this is what you did and said that. there will be no conversation serious conversation is grownups and until that happens my pump on the other hand saying that the united states is willing to improve relations with russia that the order has come from donald trump perhaps the more radical factions those that have trumpeted about collusion and meddling perhaps they'll be marginalized and sidelined so relations can finally improve. 5 major tech giants have committed to come back to violent content online after world leaders urged them to do so at a summit in paris on wednesday that meeting was convened in response to the terror attack in christchurch new zealand which was live streamed and then widely shared of of facebook. terrorism and violent extremism are complex societal problems that required all of society response for our part the commitments we are making today will further strengthen the partnership the governments society and the technology
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industry must have to address this threat the tech firms including google microsoft have signed up to banning anyone who shares violent or extremist content they've also pledged to follow up on material flagged as terrorist more promptly while new rules for live streams will also be implemented in new zealand meantime 10 people have been charged for sharing that video of the christ church massacre to remind you back in march a gunman killed 51 in 2 mosques there the video was uploaded some one and a half 1000000 times on facebook in the 24 hours that followed the live stream in the way to we discuss that who should shoulder responsibility for removing bad content should it be the platform or should it be the uses we talked about that with privacy activists build new media on this line will and rights attorney jennifer braden. you have an army not just with facebook but with twitter there's an army of contractors employees and other people who are there to immediately get it off right away as has been stated this happens with people that espouse certain
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political opinions and other ideologies and so now we're talking about you know we're talking about getting off far more egregious things monitoring or moderating in real time what these videos are and what the content is funding some research to try and improve their ability to detect this in real time with sort of automated means which is absolutely necessary given the volume of content but the technology simply isn't up to it yet the idea of somebody actually showing in broadcasting real time the slaughter of human beings i make it even simpler what if this was an actual real time live stream of child pornography nobody would be even debating this i would say you've got to fix this technology and now this is nothing to do with freedom of expression nothing to do with the dissemination of ideas in no way does it violate and by the way very quickly safe book has the most incredible celerity what it comes to shutting down and immediately knocking somebody off who
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are spouses a poll a little opinion just by merely supporting somebody you need to recognize the fact that a 1000000 copies were taken down effectively and we need to actually take a hats off to facebook the fact that it did take down so many different copy there would have been any number of different videos being all being shot similar to a new slate and i see dealing with all those in real time would be almost impossible but those were the perpetrators do you publish them is that report told do you allow that what about people who are filming atrocities in my i am more there doing genuine reports do you allow that if it appears to be atrocious attacks and therefore we actually have to be slightly more realistic than saying the technology could do it come on get you move get. there is a formal complicated challenges they have i do believe and i know that they have this technology not only do they have that they have hundreds upon thousands of employees of contractors of people whose jobs it is to sit there and to see what's
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coming up in the moment something that is violent that is agree just as horrific the horrific thing about this is that we are now given social media giants like facebook and twitter a very very severe amount of power that was supposed to only be a spouse of the us government federal government and state governments under the 1st amendment and now it's as if social media giants and platforms like facebook or twitter have taken over the you know what you guys have your 1st amendment governments you can't do anything we're the ones who dictate your speech now that's dangerous and that's something that needs to be consistently watched i don't want to hear anybody tell me that the technology's not there or there's no way to monitor this because let me tell you something if this war is something that was contrary to the zuckerberg world view it would be awful for anybody even thought it so they're dragging their feet it's nonsense and they know exactly what has to be done and they're simply not doing it you know mosco coming up to quote a post through the afternoon of the russian games designer faces
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a decade in jail accused of smuggling fight to get money as we go about story. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have it's crazy confrontation let it be an arms race in this period dramatic developments only. i don't see how that strategy will be successful very critical. to sit down and talk. so. i am reluctant to give credit to the president trying for just about anything but by action in a way when he said at the beginning of his presidency that he'd be open to one
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state or a 2 state solution whatever the. i think that was actually a smart thing to say given the legacy of american support for israel the expansion essentially over the decades given the kind of political culture and political system that israel has developed there really isn't a way to negotiate something between palestinians and israel and. its international and more the stories. that made headlines the 1st woman to serve as the defense secretary. to a controversial stop she's drawn the ire of amnesty international by proposing to limit the authorities ability to investigate and prosecute british veterans accused of war crimes while on active duty. it would be utterly disingenuous to have
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a presumption of non-prosecution for abuse yet at the same time claim justice is being served british soldiers who break the law must face just like everyone else these proposals potentially set a dangerous precedent. group isn't the only organization concerned about the proposal either particular is probably more that wants to extend protections now to troops who served in northern ireland with more on the controversy or correspondent . the new boss in here has proposed a new law one that would presume soldiers innocent of any offenses committed throughout the course of june abroad more than 10 years ago although that rule could have exceptions for example if new evidence of alleged crimes were to come to light it is high time that we change the system and provide devide legal protections to make sure the decisions how service personnel take in the battlefield will not lead to repeated or unfair investigations down the line for
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the new defense secretary the new legislation is about making the system fairer and preventing what she called law fare repeated and unfair investigations against former soldiers this is no surprise at preventing someone who's committed a crime from facing justice this is about stopping in industries that surrounds these processes which is not about the pursuit of justice i have at the iraq historic allegations team spent 7 years trolling through allegations of murder torture wrongdoing at a cost of 60000000 pounds to the taxpayer none of the claims resulted in a prosecution and in 2016 the unit was shot down speaker i competed 72 as you know only the infantry or associated units i lost many men. and i was involved in fatality shootings i was investigated along with
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others. the investigations were. aggressive and bloody awful to go through so well former soldiers and members of the military say that the amnesty doesn't go far enough that it needs to include northern ireland 2 human rights groups a concern that the government's desire to better protect its former and current servicemen and women will effectively place them above the law it's reported that there are around $150.00 investigations looking into alleged abuses by british soldiers in iraq and afghanistan the question is how the victims of those alleged abuses will ever get justice if these new proposals become law because so many detained so many killed the troops are the reason for the total destruction that the fate of those detained by them remains unknown to them and of course some
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against an amnesty because of the systematic killing some of the blood they say since no one cares we have to demand our rides through international routes because we're just simple people who just cannot go by as soft to get our horses hurt the only one other career is grave concern here that the crimes will be forgotten many people haven't received any compensation for the damage those who lost their homes or became disabled what they're trying to do is create an exemption from europe here humorous or the soldiers of the battlefield that's obviously really dangerous because obviously the battle is one place where there's not a very wonderful people civilians armed people others who might not be part of that whose human rights need to. understand what they need to say just sr if you committed you resolutions you get punished if you haven't you don't so there shouldn't be a knock on mr exemption for anyone anywhere the government couldn't find an easy way to say that we will now bring all of these steps back into the court and this
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will be our intention from the. the russian embassy washington alleges u.s. intelligence may have staged a provocation itself for russian games designer was detained on suspicion of trying to export u.s. fighter jet manuals all the faces up to 10 years in jail indeed for smuggling arms documents and plotting against the u.s. government daniel hawkins picks up the story. conspiracy to smuggle classified documents an undercover sting operation and a trail leading to russia all the ingredients for a classic james bond movie but for a leg to shouldn't go it's playing out in real life not on the silver screen with no hint of glamour the russian citizen is set to go on trial in august in the united states the charges are serious conspiring against the us smuggling and violating of us export control laws and you know despite decades of stereotypes about russians is the titian co isn't a secret agent or a spy many would label him
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a computer nerd a guy whose passion and job was developing airplane flight simulators like this one . according to the manuals he wanted to obtain were to improve his knowledge of the jets and build them into a flight simulation game the problem is that despite the clear availability of such materials online only those with government licenses can export such manuals and because of u.s. sanctions on moscow sending them to russia is a big no no arsenal is a very strange situation i don't know why the united states would allow these minerals to be sold in the 1st place it. could be used against the united states so titian co was charged in absentia here back in 2016 although he was none
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the wiser and after traveling to ourselves a festival in neighboring georgia earlier this year he was swiftly detained and extradited at the u.s. government's request eagle dynamics the software company where legwork for many years have distanced themselves from the whole story eagle dynamics confirms that it was not involved in any way in the actions of its employ. he who acted in a purely private context and his own personal interests the company develops all of its d.c.'s aircraft gain modules exclusively on the basis of publicly available information and has never used nor try to taint any classified information at least the computer whiz isn't entirely alone the russian embassy in the u.s. has been following the case accusing u.s. intelligence services of carrying out a provocation the russian embassy in the u.s. is keeping a close eye on the situation surrounding the arrest of russian national. who was
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extradited from georgia 5 charges have been brought against him including smuggling violating the arms export control act and conspiracy against the interests of the united states there are indications that this is a provocation staged by u.s. intelligence agencies the claim isn't entirely without foundation after homeland security took an interest in titian co an undercover agent posing as a buyer of air play money also contacted titian co to catch him out and gather evidence on his nefarious activities it seems that a software designer and playing the simulation enthusiastic warranted an undercover sting operation so while tisha go faces 10 years or more of prison both simulators and fighter jet miles are available online across the world just be careful where you post them and who you talk to or lloyd. indeed that's me kevin identity for the day back in the same time tomorrow hope to catch company then unions here throughout the afternoon this is international.
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after the previous stage of my career was over everyone wondered what i was going to do next. about different clubs on one hand it is logical to sit on fields where everything is familiar on the other i wanted the nucci. and the fresh perspective i'm used to surprising. or not serious. i'm going to talk about football not the or else in the sink i was going to go. by the way what is the fly here. in 2040 you know bloody revolution of you tube clip the demonstrations going from being relatively peaceful political protests to be creasing the violent revolution is always spontaneous or is it just
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a lawyer here. put. a new bill is that i'm still in need of the former ukrainian president recalls the events of $24.00 g. and. those who took. invested over $5000000000.00 to assist ukraine in these and other goals that will ensure a secure and prosperous and democratic. welcome to all the part of the just the solution may still be the mantra in international
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circles but it's increasingly hollow and deceitful promise for these release and palestinians alike according to polls the majority on both sides find it either undesirable or unfeasible thomas more of the status quo will it take to finally change tack well to discuss that i'm now joined by i am a professor of political science at the university of pennsylvania. fs a list it's good to talk to you thank you very much for your time glad to be here now i know that you personally started out as a supporter of the 2 state solution but then you changed your mind completely and i think for the majority of of our audience the states between the river and the sea still seems like the most optimal and the fairest option why do you think it's good in theory and not so good in practice i put it this way you're correct back in need late 160-0970 s. . i began to be interested in a 2 state solution and became very active both as an activist and as
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a scholar and studying it and i believed until maybe about 10 years ago that it was not only the prettiest picture of the future that i could imagine as plausible but also one that could be achieved through negotiations but as a result of the processes that i and others have been warning about for decades of de facto annexation of the west bank in the credible ization of the entire process polarisation and so on i no longer think that it's an achievable picture so is that there is one thing to discuss what's the best solution as far as well what would the prettiest picture of the future that you can imagine be the fairest one the prettiest one the most attractive but if you can't figure out a way to get there then it's not really a solution it's just a picture so i'm not really saying any of that there is a one state pretty picture either yet but i can tell you that there is no way to get to a negotiated 2 state solution from where we are now and the continued attempt to do
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so is is retarding the process of actually making progress toward a democratic solution for all the peoples who live between the sea in the river now about 2 years ago soon after president trumps inauguration you wrote that by anding this almost obligatory fixation on the 2 state solution tromp. maybe all pointing at door for something more realistic do you still feel that way by accident i am reluctant to give credit to the president trying for just about anything but as the saying goes are broken watch is right twice a day and by accident away when he said at the beginning of his presidency that he'd be open to a 21 state or a 2 state solution whatever the uprising a policy is going to green on i think that was actually a smart thing to say and it recognized and in a way the position of the white house that the 2 state solution is no longer
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achievable through negotiation is correct there is no way to a given the legacy of american folsom support for israel expansion essentially over the decades given the kind of political culture and political system that israel has developed there really isn't a way to negotiate something between palestinians and israelis on the other hand there are what i don't like about the question or trump plan and what is left out by the administration is that going forward when you think about alternatives to a 2 state solution or alternatives to the endless diplomatic merry go round it never leads to it you've got to focus on the idea of equal political rights for all people who are controlled by the same government palestinians in the west bank and effectively in gaza as well are controlled by the israeli government just as much as the people who live within the green line and all of them should have the same right.

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