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12 Aug, 2021 00:50

Afghanistan becomes Vietnam II — another war lost (Full show)

With the Taliban rapidly retaking control of the country after the US invasion of Afghanistan toppled them 20 years ago, we are faced with war as decisively lost as the US war in Vietnam. RT America’s Faran Fronczak joins Rick Sanchez to discuss comparisons between the two blunders in military adventurism. Then former Minnesota governor, Vietnam War veteran and “World According to Jesse” host Jesse Ventura weighs in. Then RT’s Kate Partridge looks at unfortunate developments in the controversial trial of Julian Assange.

A newly released NASA report announcing funding shortfalls and years of delay in the new spacesuits under development. It also details a new flyby that yielded stunning new pictures of Jupiter’s largest moon. RT America’s Trinity Chavez discusses these and other news out of NASA.

A Canadian national has been sentenced to 11 years' imprisonment on charges of espionage, a move that some allege as retaliation for Canada's role in the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. RT America’s John Huddy reports. Then author and attorney Barak Lurie shares his insights.