The News with Rick Sanchez - June 03, 2019 (20:00 ET)
More blowback in Libya from US intervention
Rick Sanchez reminds of us of the ongoing violence and chaos in Libya following US intervention there and explains Libya’s geostrategic importance. Then Michele Greenstein joins to discuss the country’s continuing instability, the legacy of deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi and the escalating conflict between the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA).
Why everyone wants S-400 as India buys in
China, Turkey, Iran and now India have all purchased Russia’s S-400 missile defense system. Rick Sanchez shows us the capabilities of the system, why it has become so popular and why it terrifies Western weapons dealers and the Pentagon. Then former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins Rick Sanchez to share his insights. He points out that the S-400 system is much more mobile and cost-effective than Raytheon’s MIM-104 Patriot missile system.
Health nightmare in California following gas leak
A major gas leak struck Marina del Rey, California in January. Now residents say they weren’t adequately notified of the leak and that it wasn’t properly resealed until April. Community advocates blame the leak for health problems ranging from headaches to cancer. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports for the News with Rick Sanchez.