RT America -- August 22, 2016
Anti-Russian rhetoric good for military industry profits
Portraying Russia as a threat to the United States is good for business, if you’re in the business of war that is. High-ranking employees at several defense contracting companies have made comments playing up the threat of a “resurgent Russia” in a likely attempt to boost US military spending and their own bottom line. RT America’s Alexey Yaroshevsky has the report.
Mainstream media selective in its images of wounded children
The images of “Aleppo Boy,” a five-year-old boy wounded during an airstrike in Syria, recently made waves on the internet and mainstream media, but is the media selectively using images of children caught up in conflict to advance their agenda? RT correspondent Murad Gazdiev has the report.