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'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.

Apr 22, 2024 05:55

CrossTalk Bullhorns: ‘Axis of evil’

The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Republican Mike Johnson, claims that Russia, China, and Iran are the ‘new axis of evil.’ Here we go again!

CrossTalking with George Szamuely and Martin Jay.

Apr 19, 2024 06:19

CrossTalk: ‘Deterrence supremacy’

The balance of power in the Middle East is in a state of flux. Israel no longer has its vaulted ‘deterrence supremacy.’ A group called the ‘Axis of Resistance’ is challenging the Jewish state and, perhaps just as importantly, its Western patrons.

CrossTalking with Wilmer Leon, Freddie Ponton, and Lionel.

Apr 17, 2024 09:31

CrossTalk: New red line 

Iran’s retaliatory strike against Israel is a game charger. A new red line has been established. Tehran will no longer outsource its confrontation with Israel. Meanwhile, the Gaza genocide continues. 

CrossTalking with Eric Walberg, Leila Hatoum, and Steven Sahiounie.

Apr 15, 2024 05:59

CrossTalk Bullhorns: Biden’s many wars

Iran has retaliated. Is the US getting ready for a wider war? And, how many wars is the Biden administration planning on fighting? How many can it win?

CrossTalking with George Szamuely and Martin Jay.

Apr 12, 2024 06:20

Wag the dog

Biden told the media that Israel should introduce a 6 to 8-week ceasefire in Gaza - but later walked this back. He also said Netanyahu’s approach to Gaza was a ‘mistake’ and he didn’t ‘agree with his approach.’ His Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin claims there is no evidence of genocide in Gaza. What is this administration’s policy on Gaza?

CrossTalking with Lionel, Yves Engler, and Craig Pasta Jardula.

Apr 10, 2024 06:07

CrossTalk: ‘Acceptable result’

Sometimes words do matter. NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg says Ukraine may have to compromise with Russia. What that compromise might entail has been left unanswered. Nonetheless, this is an acknowledgement that NATO’s proxy war against Russia is ending in failure.

CrossTalking with Pascal Lottaz, Matthew Ehret, and Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann.