News with Ed - March 20, 2018
Saudi Kingdom engaged in ‘legalized extortion’ – former Pentagon official
In the wake of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s visit to Washington DC, questions are being raised about just how far the Trump administration is willing to stretch its loyalty to the Kingdom. RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by former Pentagon official Michael Maloof to discuss the potential implications of support for military action against Syria, Lebanon, and Iran.
Facebook creating data-mining ‘monsters’
A former official with President Barack Obama's re-election campaign says an app, that let Facebook users connect with the campaign, allowed the social media giant to pull user profile data and data from that user's friends. Meanwhile, Facebook stock is diving, following a scandal with data firm Cambridge Analytica. RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with Georgetown journalism professor Chris Chambers for more.