RT America -- October 07, 2016
US government officially blames Russia for political hacks
In a joint statement by the Office of National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security, the US government officially accused Russia for the WikiLeaks and Guccifer 2.0 hacks. The statement gave no specific evidence or reason behind the hacks, but said US officials were “confident” Russia was involved due to the methods used by the hackers. RT correspondent Caleb Maupin has the report.
War in Afghanistan: 15 years and counting
US troops invaded Afghanistan on October 7, 2001, less than a month after the 9/11 terror attacks in New York and Washington, DC. What seemed like a quick victory over the Taliban regime turned into a bloody, endless guerrilla war that continues to this day. RT correspondent Gayane Chichakyan has the report. Then, president of Veterans for Peace, Barry Ladendorf, joins RT America’s Manila Chan to discuss why the war in Afghanistan has scarcely been brought up during the 2016 election cycle.