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RT America - March 2, 2018

US approves sale of anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

On Thursday, the Trump administration approved the sale of 210 Javelin anti-tank missiles to Kiev, as Washington expressed alarm at President Putin’s State of the Nation speech talking up Russian weapons breakthroughs. To discuss the mounting strategic tension in Eastern Europe, RT America’s Anya Parampil is joined by Brian Becker, national director of the ANSWER Coalition.

‘Stark evidence of US-Israeli influence ignored’ – author

The National Press Club is hosting the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in Washington, DC to discuss the strategy, tactics, and policies of Israel and its lobby in the United States. RT America’s Anya Parampil speaks with Ali Abunimah, author and founder of the Electronic Intifada, for more on the influence wielded by state actors in the United States and abroad.

School policing likely to impact black students – retired US marshal

During the investigation into the Parkland, Florida school shooting, authorities admit they missed several red flags that could’ve prevented this tragedy. Several of the nation’s leading gun sellers have since limited their sales of firearms and raised the minimum age for gun buyers to 21. Many say this is a start, but this isn’t enough to prevent mass shootings. RT America’s Ashlee Banks speaks with retired chief deputy US marshal Matthew Fogg for more.