RT America -- March 19, 2015

The short road to war: RT looks at 12th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq

RT America takes a look back at the buildup and aftermath of America’s invasion of Iraq, which began March 19, 2003 when President George W. Bush spoke with the American public about the US, alongside a “Coalition of the Willing,” beginning its military campaign. Manuel Rapalo examines the protests against the war, the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime and how even after the last troops left the region, Iraq remains a nation in chaos.

Brutal arrest of black UVA student sparks rage, protests

Video and images showing black University of Virginia student Martese Johnson, 20, flung to the ground by the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, his face drenched in blood , have stirred up indignation from students and protesters in the state. RT’s Ameera David reports on the protests and how UVA’s president is requesting an investigation of the ABC officers.