RT News - December 29, 2015
‘US, NATO forces brought instability to Middle East’ – former Marine on rise of ISIS
Marine veteran Vincent Emanuele, who spent years fighting in Iraq, penned a scathing article titled ‘I Helped Create ISIS,’ which documents how American foreign policy, the War on Terror,’ and military power, as well as religious and tribal schisms in the Middle East, have played into the growth of the terrorist organization. Emanuele speaks with RT’s Anya Parampil about his article and what made him want to inform Americans.
Crunching police killings numbers revealed many unknown cases – WaPo reporter
As of December 28, 977 Americans have been fatally shot by police officers in 2015, while only 18 officers have been charged this year over shootings, according to the Washington Post. The paper’s national reporter Wesley Lowery, who was involved with the project, joins RT’s Anya Parampil to discuss why it is difficult to indict a police officer, adding that shooting cases with video evidence have a higher chance of getting to the court.