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21 Jun, 2021 22:01

US freaking out as Iran elects next president (Full show)

Hardliner Reisi won at Iran’s recent presidential election, which saw a record-low turnout and murmurs of electioneering in his favor. Is Iran’s new president a “brutal hangman” or a “defender of human rights?” And what does his election portend for relations between Tehran and Washington? RT America’s John Huddy (in for Rick Sanchez) sets the scene. Then RT America’s Faran Fronczak joins with details about the election and its implications before former naval intelligence officer John Jordan and Prof. Mohammed Marandi of the University of Tehran share their insights.

Jake Sullivan, national security advisor to US President Joe Biden, has said China must endure yet another probe into the origins of the COVID-19 virus or “face isolation in the international community.” This comes after a senior epidemiologist in China has said the focus of the international investigation into the origins of the coronavirus should shift to the US. Beijing continues to push the theory that COVID-19 did not in fact originate in China. Investigative journalist and Boom Bust co-host Ben Swann has the details. Then expert in microbiology Dr. Dean Hart joins John Huddy to share his expertise.

The US Navy caused an earthquake from 100 miles’ distance when it dropped a bomb into the Atlantic. RT America’s Trinity Chavez has the details. Plus, Hollywood is outsourcing movie production as never before. Another sign of the cultural powerhouse’s swiftly waning influence? Hollywood filmmaker and author Sean Stone shares his insights.