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27 Apr, 2020 19:12

US war with Iran — will Trump wag the dog?

Rick Sanchez examines the looming prospect of war between the US and Iran and whether the Trump administration might use such a conflict to distract from political and economic discontent at home. Then RT America’s John Huddy discusses recent naval incidents in the Persian Gulf and the escalating exchange of insults and threats between Washington and Tehran against the backdrop of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Then former Pentagon official Michael Maloof and former UK MP George Galloway join Rick Sanchez to share their expertise. Then economist and publisher Gerald Celente joins to offer predictions about what’s ahead for the troubled international economy. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte reports on the shuttering of Las Vegas. RT America’s Trinity Chavez updates us on the COVID-19 situation in New York. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich reports on how Hong Kong and India are fighting the novel coronavirus. Plus, Rick Sanchez reports on a rare joint statement between Presidents Putin and Trump to commemorate US-Russian collaboration during World War II.