On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s political adviser Bouthaina Shaaban. She alleges that the US has been working with ISIS to demographically change Syria and make way for a Syrian Kurdistan. She also discusses the US theft of Syrian oil and natural resources, Israel’s bombing of Syria, the inclusion of Damascus in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, and much more. Finally, we speak to former Scotland Yard superintendent Nusrit Mehtab. She talks about the IOPC report, which found serial misogyny, racism, and harassment prevalent within the Metropolitan Police. She also asks whether the Metropolitan Police is institutionally racist, and discusses Commissioner Cressida Dick’s record, the partygate scandal surrounding Boris Johnson’s government, and much more.