CrossTalk

  • Pentagon Rules
    Who rules? For decades the imperial presidency has steadily grown in power. Wars today are named after presidents. Trump appears to be going a step further – now the military is being given latitude to conduct its own conflict around the...
  • CrossTalk
    '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.
  • Pentagon Rules
    Pentagon Rules
    Who rules? For decades the imperial presidency has steadily grown in power. Wars today are named after presidents. Trump appears to be going a step further – now the military is being given latitude to conduct its own conflict around the...
  • Victorious Erdogan
    Victorious Erdogan
    Turkish President Erdogan got what he has long coveted – a popular mandate to legitimize his towering presence in the country’s politics and social life. His critics call him a modern Sultan. Does Erdogan’s victory only divide the...
  • Bullhorns go to war
    Bullhorns go to war
    War and rumors of war – Syria and North Korea. Russia-US relations at rock bottom. And how reliable are the French polls? Does Le Pen have a chance? CrossTalking with Dmitry Babich, Xavier Moreau, and Aleksander Domrin.
  • Shattered relations
    Shattered relations
    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Moscow was nothing short of a disaster. Russia-US relations have now hit rock bottom. And Syria is at the center of all of this. Pessimism is fully warranted. CrossTalking with Jonathan Steele,...
  • War-a-Lago
    War-a-Lago
    Trump supporters voted to bring change to America – and that included foreign policy. Weeks into his administration, Trump has signaled that isn’t going to happen – at least for now. Why the reversal and what will the political...
  • Bullhorns: POTUS goes 180
    Bullhorns: POTUS goes 180
    Is Trump doing a one-eighty to please his political foes – it sure looks like it. Indeed, the mainstream media is now singing his praises. One has to ask – have the deep state and the neocons tamed Trump?CrossTalking with Joaquin Flores...
  • Trump’s war
    Trump’s war
    In a sharp reversal, Donald Trump has decided to attack Syria. It would seem fighting Islamic State is not his top priority now. The consequences of this decision could be dire. Is this a war Trump can win? CrossTalking with Dmitry Babich, Mark...
  • Unhinged intel
    Unhinged intel
    It’s being called bigger than Watergate – much bigger. While Democrats and the corporate media chase Russian phantoms, there is mounting evidence the Obama administration did spy on Donald Trump and his team. Is the intelligence...
  • Bullhorns: Eavesdropping
    Bullhorns: Eavesdropping
    Is the Russiagate story losing steam – is it being replaced with who bugged whom, when and why? Is the shoe now on the other foot? CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Dmitry Babich, and Marcus Papadopoulos.
  • Who rules?
    Who rules?
    Who rules? Elected officials or the national security state? The fact this question is being asked reflects the dangerous times we live in. Governments collect intelligence to protect the state and citizens. Is intelligence now a political weapon of...