RT America -- June 18, 2014

President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders Wednesday to discuss military options for the crisis in Iraq. Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki has called on the US to conduct air strikes against the radical insurgents belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but US military leaders are concerned about a lack of adequate intelligence to properly identify targets. RT’s Ameera David has the latest details on the rapidly unfolding crisis.

Google is profiting from videos of criminal activity by selling ads on YouTube, according a report by the Digital Citizens Alliance. Videos advertising illegally obtained credit card numbers are easily found on the world’s largest video sharing site, with paid ads for the very companies targeted by hackers and thieves to get that information appearing with the videos. The Digital Citizens Alliance believes this “means that Google is effectively in business with crooks.” RT’s Ameera David discusses the intricacies and ethics of the controversy with Hemanshu Nigam, founder of online security firm SSP Blue.