News with Ed -- February 7, 2018

Was Obama in on surveillance of team Trump?

Communications between FBI officials Lisa Page and Peter Strzok indicate that President Barack Obama may have been aware of their operation to undermine the Trump campaign. Conservative commentator Steve Malzberg joins “News with Ed” to weigh in.

What right does US have to defend anti-Assad forces? – fmr diplomat

The US-led coalition carried out several “defensive” airstrikes on Syrian forces in retaliation for what they called an “unprovoked” attack on the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and foreign military “advisers” on Wednesday. Former diplomat Jim Jatras weighs in to remind us that the government of President Bashar Assad is Syria’s internationally recognized legitimate government, with every right to defend itself against illegal formations and their supporters from afar