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25 May, 2020 22:34

Conflicts w/ India, US, Hong Kong: Is China on the brink?

Hundreds of Chinese soldiers have crossed the China-India border in a significant escalation in tensions in the disputed region of Ladakh. Rick Sanchez explains. China has announced new security rules for Hong Kong following months of sometimes violent protest. The rules aim at curbing sedition, foreign interference and treason. RT America's Alex Mihailovich reports. Then former UK MP George Galloway shares his insights. He argues that the US knows it cannot openly challenge China and so has adopted a strategy of "slowing" its rise to hegemony. RT America’s John Huddy reports on the upcoming launch of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and the controversy surrounding the abrupt resignation of Doug Loverro, the NASA official in charge of the human spaceflight division. After the US warned Iran not to deliver five tankers of oil to fuel-starved Venezuela, Tehran ignored the threat and the oil arrived on schedule. Samuel Moncada, Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations, shares his expertise. RT America’s Michele Greenstein reports on the COVID-19 death rates around the world and US states that are beginning to reopen their economies. Plus, tennis legend Boris Becker talks about the Laureus World Sports Awards and sports’ “power to change the world.”