CrossTalk

  • © Gary Hershorn
    Going from bad to even worse: The very strident and harsh rhetoric coming out of Washington and directed towards Russia is unprecedented. Bilateral relations have reached a dangerous low. What happens now? CrossTalking with Gilbert Doctorow, Brian...
  • 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.
  • © Gary Hershorn
    Increased tensions
    Going from bad to even worse: The very strident and harsh rhetoric coming out of Washington and directed towards Russia is unprecedented. Bilateral relations have reached a dangerous low. What happens now? CrossTalking with Gilbert Doctorow, Brian...
  • Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton © Aaron P. Bernstein
    Universal bogeyman
    Turning reality on its head. Candidate Hillary Clinton claims the woes of the world are due to a vast alt-right conspiracy – and it is run out of Moscow. The fact is Western elites are in a panic. Publics and audiences around the world are no...
  • A general view shows a hole in the ground filled with water in a damaged site after airstrikes on the rebel held Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria September 24, 2016. © Abdalrhman Ismail
    Bullhorns question
    The second Syrian ceasefire has come to an abrupt end, with Washington and Moscow blaming the other. Was the ceasefire intentionally scuttled? And what happens now? CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Dmitry Babich and Charles Shoebridge.
  • A man walks near damaged buildings in the rebel held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria September 22, 2016. © Bassam Khabieh
    The media's Syria
    Conflicting narratives and competing agendas – this is the tragedy of the Syrian conflict. Western media coverage is focused on forcing political outcomes. In the process, the truth is often overlooked and even denied. Another casualty of...
  • © Ammar Abdullah
    Ceasefireless
    What was a ray of hope has turned into a gaze into the abyss. The Russia-US ceasefire to end the Syrian conflict is in tatters. For many the American bombing of the Syrian military marks a process of mission creep and forced regime change....
  • © Abdalrhman Ismail
    Bullhorns in combat
    On this edition of CrossTalk we have a look at the issues and problems surrounding the Syrian ceasefire. And, how the US presidential race is changing and evolving.CrossTalking with Dmitry Babich, Xavier Moreau, and Rory Suchet.
  • Men inspect a damaged site after double airstrikes on the rebel held Bab al-Nairab neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria © Abdalrhman Ismail
    Ceasefire 2.0
    Is it déjà vu all over again? Russia and the US have brokered another ceasefire to stop hostilities in Syria. But can the two parties ensure their allies and proxies stick to the deal? Are the Pentagon and the State Department on the...
  • © Brian Snyder
    Fit to rule?
    Is Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton physically fit to be president of the United States? Rumors and the suggestion she is in poor health have been dismissed as conspiracy theories. That has changed. Shouldn’t Hillary Clinton level with...
  • A woman walks past a damaged building after an airstrike in the rebel held Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria. © Bassam Khabieh
    Bullhorns sparring
    A new deal: A ray of hope for Syria? And, is Russia really trying to manipulate the American elections? Also, Ukraine’s dark present and future. Finally, the optics of G20.CrossTalking with Dmitry Babich, Mark Sleboda, and Marcus Papadopoulos.
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump © Mike Segar
    The Trump doctrine
    Donald Trump is one of the most unorthodox presidential nominees in American electoral history. He is unpolished and very brash. But some of his foreign policy ideas are intriguing, even common sense. This terrifies and enrages the establishment....