Sharing weapons! China announces wargames with Russia (Full show)
The West is waking up to news of joint anti-terrorism operations this week in China’s north that will see Russian soldiers using Chinese weapons, an ominous precedent for Washington and its allies. This is just one example of deeper collaboration between Russia and China. But is US foreign policy part of what’s driving Russia and China into each other’s arms? Rick Sanchez provides the details before former US Airforce Lieutenant Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski shares her insights.
Former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins to discuss the Taliban’s rapid return to power throughout much of Afghanistan and the looming reality of a new civil war as warlords and ethnic militias prepare to do battle with government forces and Taliban alike and regional powers stand poised to fill the void left in the wake of Washington’s withdrawal.
RT America’s Trinity Chavez reports on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation amid an avalanche of criticism as investigators conclude that he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women in a long pattern of offensive remarks and unwanted touching. Then attorney Sara Papantonio joins Rick Sanchez to share her expertise.
Plus, the largest-ever pterosaur to be discovered, which researchers have named Thapunngaka Shawi, sheds new light on the largest known reptile ever to fly. It ruled the Australian skies 105 million years ago. RT America’s Faran Fronczak reports on the amazing scientific discovery.