US is preparing to send more troops to help the fight against ISIS. But dozens of US troops have been already sent to Syria. Thousands are already in Iraq. The US govenment insists it is not a military op, troops are just assisting and consulting anti-ISIS forces.
American government agencies are being faced with a broadening range of cyber-based threats, but the government has largely failed to tackle the issue. This is according to a report by the U.S Government’s Accountability Office.
As the Syrian crisis enters its fifth year, tension in the country is still growing. Bashar Assad, the President of Syria, gives an interview to key Russian media, revealing his view on political progress, the Syrian crisis, its allies and its war on terrorism.
The US has been carrying out airstrikes against ISIS in Syria for almost a year, and the latest decision to bomb Syrian government forces in order to “protect” US-trained “moderate rebels” does not require any additional legal justification, the State Department believes.
The September vote on Iran nuclear deal is heading towards a bitter standoff between US President Obama and Congress.
China’s yuan led the biggest two-day selloff in Asian currencies since 1997, fuelling concern that financial-market volatility will curb global economic growth and a possible “currency war” if other countries devalue exchange rates to stay competitive in global export markets.
The Governor of drought-stricken California has called for a $10,000 fine for residents who waste water. This comes in addition to the existing penalty of $500 for serving water in bars and restaurants unless customers ask for it. RT’s Lindsay France reports.
Bloomberg Intelligence’s Kit Konolige and Yale University Senior Fellow Stephen Roach discuss California’s historic drought. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
VICE founder Shane Smith interviews President Barack Obama, discussing a host of issues important to Americans, from foreign policy and marijuana legalization to global warming and political gridlock.
The IMF finally approved a $17.5 billion loan for Ukraine. But why? Here’s a look at the truth about the Ukraine bailout and what it means for the world. The answer is not pretty.