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CrossTalk

  • © Jason Lee
    Are we experiencing the Great Recession of 2015 or merely a painful paradigm shift in how the global economy is run? Many in the West quickly blame China for mismanagement of its economy and currency. This may or may not be true, but this is only a...
  • 'CrossTalk' is RT's flagship program. This TV debate experience presents hot-topic discussions on politics, business, newsmakers, global trends, present-day conflicts, and dangers and challenges facing our world. Host Peter Lavelle poses hard, straightforward questions to his guests, and demands concrete answers in response. Peter's guests are politicians, journalists, scientists and decision-makers of all sorts – anyone who influences the decisions changing our world or plays a key role in forming public opinion.
  • © Jason Lee
    Recession 2015?
    Are we experiencing the Great Recession of 2015 or merely a painful paradigm shift in how the global economy is run? Many in the West quickly blame China for mismanagement of its economy and currency. This may or may not be true, but this is only a...
  • South Korean soldiers walk by barricades at a checkpoint on the Grand Unification Bridge which leads to the truce village Panmunjom, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, South Korea. © Kim Hong-Ji
    Korean rumble
    The Korean peninsula is no stranger to tensions and periodic flare-ups. However, this time around the stakes were higher than ever. In the North, a young leader copes with bad economic times and seeks greater legitimacy. Meanwhile, in the South,...
  • © Yves Herman
    NATO's bluff?
    Is NATO sleepwalking into a conflict with Russia? Well, it certainly looks like it. Ever since the western-backed forced regime change in Kiev last year, the Pentagon and the State Department have been itching for a confrontation with Russia. This...
  • Labour Party leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn © Peter Nicholls
    Fighting Corbyn
    Jeremy Corbyn calls himself a democratic socialist and he is vying to lead Britain’s Labor Party. Some polls and a growing grass roots campaign suggest he is very much in the running. Seen as a moral savior by legions of supporters, he is...
  • © Lucas Jackson
    Undiplomatic power
    How should we assess the behavior of Samantha Power, Washington’s top diplomat at the United Nations? Called by some a “foremost scholar on genocide,” Power is quick to back the use of military power in the service of so-called...
  • Kiev, Ukraine, July 21, 2015. © Gleb Garanich
    Watching media
    As Ukraine continues to descend into political and financial chaos, Western media – for the most part – remain focused on Russia’s so-called aggression. How does the mischaracterization of this important story undermine the sad...
  • Participants in the Victory Parade throwing German colors at the Lenin Mausoleum. (RIA Novosti/Loskutov)
    ​Remembering victory
    The War in Europe came to an end 70 years ago. The Soviet Union and its Allies stood supreme over the vanquished Nazi enemy, with the continent on its knees. What lessons have been learned since that vast conflict? And what lessons have been...
  • View of U.S. Capitol Building. © Larry Downing
    Iran: Game changer?
    Iran and the global powers have a deal, but what is next? Can Israel’s allies on Capitol Hill derail the agreement? Can we expect the Israelis and the Saudis to respect the process hammered out in Vienna? And most importantly, how does this...
  • © Aly Song
    When China rules
    When China rules, what will the world be like? Will Beijing govern as a global hegemon or be one among other great powers? Western capitals and their media often warn us about China’s rise, though hardly mention the dangers of the West's...
  • © Morteza Nikoubazl
    Neocon retreat?
    As the Iran deal becomes a reality, Washington’s neoconservatives and their allies are bristling. A sanctioned and isolated Iran had long been one of their policy pillars. This is no longer the case. The neocon agenda has experienced a major...