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RT America 17 Jan 2020

Trump calls generals 'dopes,' foreign policy in turmoil (Full show)


Are members of the US military establishment lying or confused? Why can't President Trump and his generals get their stories straight? US Central Command admitted that 11 US soldiers were flown out of Al Assad Air Base in Iraq for injuries sustained during Iran's January 8 missile attack, dubbed "Operation Martyr Soleimani." This contradicts earlier claims that "no Americans were harmed." Earlier this week, US officials admitted that dozens of US service members were treated for concussions in the aftermath of the attack. RT America's John Huddy reports. Former Pentagon official Michael Maloof joins Rick Sanchez to share his expertise. (3:14)

We examine the Nazi occupation of Poland, 75 years after Warsaw's liberation by Soviet forces. (9:40) RT's Don Courter reports.

"Boom Bust" host Christy Ai discusses the economic impact of the ‘phase one' US-China trade deal, signed into law on Wednesday. (14:38) RT America's Michele Greenstein discusses the coming cashless society and whether it is inevitable. (18:35) Plus, RT America's Sara Montes de Oca and Steve Christakos join Rick Sanchez for "Jock Talk." (23:18)

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Rick Sanchez reviews US foreign policy in this 2019 wrap-up with experts on US diplomacy and security, looking back at Washington's policies in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Rick finds that the State Department sorts other countries in just two categories: vassals, or enemies.
2019 has been a year of unexpected US foreign policy turns, from the failed Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi to the ongoing US-China trade war, rising tensions with Iran, and the developments in Syria. Former US Diplomat Jim Jatras and former Pentagon official Michael Maloof join a panel to reflect on this year in foreign affairs.(1:02) RT America's Manila Chan discusses the lawsuits of 2019 from Weinstein and Smollet to the blowout Epstein scandal with legal and media analyst Lionel. (13:28)

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Democratic presidential contenders clashed over a number of issues in their latest debate Tuesday, held less than three weeks before voters in Iowa head to the polls to kick off the 2020 primary season. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more on the debate held in Des Moines, Iowa, and sponsored by CNN and The Des Moines Register newspaper.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) discusses the precedent President Trump's impeachment trial sets for future presidents.Aired on 01/23/20.

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