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South African President Jacob Zuma on Libya, Syria, West, and China

May 26th, 2013 3 comments

Anti-war activist, Brian Becker, criticizes Obama’s foreign policy on Russia Today

November 14th, 2012 No comments

Following segment is Russia Today talking to Brian Becker, an anti-war activist from ANSWER Coalition. Becker is critical of Obama’s foreign policy and interprets how current flash-points around the world tie back to the U.S. military industrial complex.

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On Syria, Russia Today vs. BBC.

February 5th, 2012 22 comments

Below are two reports filed on February 4, 2012 on the conflict within Syria. One by Russia Today and the other by BBC. With President Obama saying “regime change,” I think it is clear if the U.N. resolution was passed, Syria would be attacked by NATO – like what happened recently to Libya. More striking than anything else, these two reports show journalism is not about journalism anymore. Is the BBC the liar? Is Russia Today the liar? I remember hearing the motto, “we report, you decide.” I think for today, it is “we must seek out many sources and then decide.”

Russia Today on Syria

BBC on Syria

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Russia Today: Sending arms to Libyan rebels is illegal, Western media falsifying reporting

July 15th, 2011 5 comments

Russia Today interviews Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, a researcher at Center for Research for Globalization, about the illegal arming of Libyan rebels. Nazemroaya also tells first hand account of Reuters reporter lying about meeting rebel leaders to give false impression of support by the population in Tripoli.

Russia Today, Juliane Assange on Google, Facebook, Guardian, The New York Times, and Media

May 6th, 2011 11 comments

Regardless of your personal views about Wikileaks exposing secret U.S. documents, you will find this exclusive interview by Russia Today of Juliane Assange fascinating. He also weighs in on Google, Facebook, the Guardian, the New York Times, and media in general.

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Russia Today, former British intelligence officer, Annie Machon, on Libya

March 25th, 2011 12 comments

Russia Today interviews former British intelligence officer, Annie Machon, who gives illuminating analysis on the Libya situation. She peels the onion on the ‘West war trio’, oil, terrorists, Qadhafi, and other players.

Russia Today: Libya “Bombing not quite ‘no fly zone'”

March 20th, 2011 35 comments

Russia Today on Russian-China relations and countering the “West”

March 4th, 2011 4 comments

Russia Today featured Martin Hennecke, an associate director at a financial services firm in Hong Kong, commenting on the Russia-China relationship. This was during the backdrop of Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Xi Jinping, who is expected to inherit Chinese President Hu Jintao’s job in 2012. The Russia Today news anchor said “Russia and China today agreed to help each other to increase their clout in global affairs” of the leaders meeting. While the news was back in March 2010, I think it is still relevant today.
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“In 2020 the U.S. empire will come crumbling down”

February 27th, 2011 5 comments

Since the Western media have caught a “revolution” fever, it is interesting to see Norwegian sociologist Johan Galtung countering on Russia Today with the imminent collapse of the “U.S. empire” by 2020 (he previously estimated 2025, but shaved the date off by 5 years after George Bush took office). Democracy Now dubs him the “founder of peace studies” and had this interview with Galtung summer of 2010.




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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s Visit at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo

February 24th, 2011 No comments

Even though the 2010 Shanghai World Expo has long passed, I thought this Russia Today coverage of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s visit was interesting. It gave a glimpse into the economic relationship between Russia and China as viewed from the Russians.



Russia Today on U.S. elites with respect to China: Military Industrial Complex vs. Rest of Industrial Capitalist

January 21st, 2011 7 comments

Russia Today’s Producer has a very thought-provoking take on the U.S.-China relations. It goes something like this. The true division is among the American elites. On one hand, the military industrial complex wants a fearsome and bogeyman China. On the other, “normal” industrial capitalists wanting more business for their constituents. “Human rights”, “intellectual property”, etc are perhaps “hot air.” “Congress attack on China?” Probably that too.


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