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21 Jun, 2019 01:06

The News with Rick Sanchez - June 20, 2019 (20:00 ET)

What both sides are saying about drone shootdown 

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ shot down of an unmanned US surveillance drone near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. Sources in the US and Iran disagree about whether the attack was justified. It sent oil prices skyrocketing and the media into a fever of saber-rattling. Rick Sanchez reports the facts.

What will happen if US attacks Iran 

Political strategist and former naval intelligence officer John Jordan and former Pentagon official Michael Maloof join Rick Sanchez to weigh in on the possibility of a catastrophic war with Iran. Would a strike on Iran benefit the US? And would Tehran stand a chance in the event of military confrontation with Washington? 

Putin takes four hours of questions 

Russian President Vladimir Putin answered questions for four uninterrupted hours on Thursday. The marathon Q&A question was televised as “Direct Line with Vladimir Putin,” an annual special broadcast. RT’s Igor Zhdanov reports for the News with Rick Sanchez.