with Chris Hedges
RT America on Feb 16, 2019
The Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), between China, France, Russia, UK and USA, represented a crowning moment of international diplomacy and stopped the US and its allies from going to war with Iran. Donald Trump’s decision to break the deal threatens to return the world to that precipice. Scott Ritter, a former Marine intelligence officer and UN weapons inspector in Iraq discusses the implications of the lost deal with On Contact host and journalist, Chris Hedges.
Scott Ritter and Chris Hedges on Israel big footing US
RT America on Feb 15, 2019
Rick Sanchez discusses America’s defense spending and massive aid to Israel. Is Washington’s unwavering support for Israel hurting the US? He talks with former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter about Israel’s powerful lobby and its ability to manipulate US foreign policy for Israel’s benefit. He says that Israel has “twisted the Hezbollah narrative” and that Hezbollah poses no threat to the US. Then we’ll hear from Chris Hedges, host of “On Contact,” about war hawks in the Trump administration, their imperialistic foreign policies and their likely plans for Venezuela.
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