CrossTalk

  • © wikipedia.org
    The State Department follies: It is quite remarkable what one can learn or not learn from media briefings at the US State Department. This is the place where the US government presents to the world its views on global events. Others are less...
  • 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.
  • © wikipedia.org
    State debt follies
    The State Department follies: It is quite remarkable what one can learn or not learn from media briefings at the US State Department. This is the place where the US government presents to the world its views on global events. Others are less...
  • U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump © Brendan McDermid
    Stop Trump Crusade
    Take your pick – an act of political genius or chaotic desperation! The Ted Cruz-John Kay-sick electoral pact to deny Donald Trump the Republican nomination is bold but also very risky. Voters may not take the bait. It would seem the GOP...
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter © Yuri Gripas
    Bullhorns out gate!
    We start with those 28 pages of the 9/11 report – it is all about America’s so-called friend Saudi Arabia. Speaking of enemies, the Pentagon’s Ash Carter prepares us for America’s continued crusade to save the world –...
  • © Ueslei Marcelino
    Brazilian coup?
    Brazil is in acute political crisis – the president has already been impeached by the country’s lower house of parliament, and now the Senate will decide her fate. We are told it is all about corruption in a country consumed by...
  • © Peter Morgan
    Those 28 pages
    Finally there is renewed effort to declassify 28 pages of a 838-page congressional report on the events of 9/11. It is all about the role some Saudi officials and others may have played. We have been repeatedly told that the pages are damaging....
  • © Bassam Khabieh
    Bullhorns untouchable
    The world according to Putin – the president’s annual Q&A with the public reveals a clear agenda. Then there is Syria. We were right here at CrossTalk – Washington always had a 'Plan B' for this war-torn country. Also, the...
  • © Kevin Lamarque
    Syria plan B?
    The most fragile of ceasefires alongside the most cynical way to undermine the hope for peace. It would appear Washington has never really been on board with any Syrian peace process it cannot control. Having failed miserably once, the CIA is again...
  • Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. © Andrew Kravchenko
    Run, Yats, run!
    Ukraine’s incredibly unpopular prime minister has finally resigned. He will probably be forever remembered by his nickname 'Yats' – given to him by Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland. Yatsenyuk's failure in power speaks volumes...
  • Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte casts his vote for the consultative referendum on the association between Ukraine and the European Union, in the Hague, the Netherlands, April 6, 2016 © Michael Kooren
    Bullhorns Incorruptible
    The Panama Papers – the huge story that isn’t – a truly pathetic day for Western corporate media. The Dutch voted against the EU’s association agreement with Ukraine. But no worries, Brussels is already looking to overturn...
  • © Toru Hanai
    Corruption PSYOPS
    The so-called Panama Papers are sold to us as a vast leak chronicling the financial misdeeds of the rich and powerful. But is this really the case? Certainly we are given insight into the secretive world of offshore banking, but is it a complete and...