News With Ed -- April 17, 2017

China doesn’t want unified Korea aligned with US – former diplomat

All eyes were on the Korean Peninsula over the weekend as the world waited to see whether the US or North Korea would carry through on threats. US Vice President Mike Pence visited the region and said the time for patience with North Korean bellicosity was over. Former diplomat Jim Jatras joins “News with Ed” to offer his analysis of the situation.

Do all lives matter in Syria?

The Saturday bomb attack on buses evacuating Syrians from rebel-held areas, in which 80 children were killed, has been condemned by the United Nations. The mainstream media, on the other hand, is playing to a different tune. RT’s Lizzie Phelan has more.