RT America -- September 02, 2016
Dozens arrested in Dakota Access Pipeline protests
Over 100 protesters stood in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe protesting the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Iowa. Protesters formed a human chain blocking entrances to the construction site which lead to 30 arrests. RT America’s Manuel Rapalo has the report.
US may turn back on YPG Kurds on Turkey-Syria border
Clashes between the Turks and Kurds intensified last week, after Turkey began a large-scale military operation against Islamic State in the Syrian border town of Jarabulus. Recently, the US stated that a ceasefire exists between Turkey and the Kurds – something Ankara denies. RT correspondent Gayane Chichakyan has the story. Then, former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins RT America’s Manila Chan. He says “the US ultimately will probably ... [ally itself] with Turkey.”