News. Views. Hughes - December 05, 2018 (17:00 ET)

Will Trump admin tear up INF treaty?

A day after the US announced that it would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty if Russia did not return to “full compliance,” Russian President Vladimir Putin retorted that the US has provided no proof that Russia has violated the treaty and is merely seeking a pretext to withdraw. RT America’s Dan Cohen reports.  

VPN apps endanger your privacy

The most popular free VPNs (virtual private networks) are shady and potentially harmful operations and more than half are linked to China. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca reports. Then we’ll hear from investigative journalist Ben Swann about Facebook’s secret discussions about selling special access to consumer data, despite promises that they were always loath to consider it.

Remembering Bush 41: He saw war & so he sought peace

Scottie Nell Hughes reminds us that former President George H W Bush, whose funeral was observed on Wednesday, was the last US president to know first-hand the horrors of war, and that his combat experience informed his strong preference for diplomacy over military force -- a perspective sorely needed in our own time.