The News with Rick Sanchez - February 21, 2019 (20:00 ET)
WATCH: US blows up drone hacked by Iran
RT America’s Rick Sanchez reports on mind-blowing footage released by Iran’s military that purports to show how multiple US drones were hacked by Iran. One was destroyed by US forces upon discovery of the hack.
Iran’s drone-hack just the beginning
RT America’s Rachel Blevins joins Rick Sanchez to discuss Iran’s credible claim of having hacked and commandeered multiple US drones, footage of the action released by Iran’s military, and the Pentagon’s official response. Then former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins the discussion, sharing his insights on Iran’s electronic warfare expertise and reverse-engineering successes.
Brits threaten Facebook’s Zuckerberg into meeting
UK culture minister Jeremy Wright recently said that the era of laissez faire attitudes toward social media companies is “coming to an end” and that companies like Facebook and Twitter should expect tighter regulation going forward. RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the increasing calls for regulation of social media, including controversial claims that unrestricted social media glorifies suicide and self-harm.