US national security advisor John Bolton is a Zionist Republican hawk who’s known for his harsh policies against Iran. Reports have now revealed that he requested the Pentagon to prepare “military options” against Iran last year. Bolton was one of the main architects of US invasion of Iraq in 2003.
US and UK completed joint drills on Wednesday in the disputed waters of the South China Sea. The drills lasted six days and marked the first US-UK joint operation in the area. RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca has the details.
Throughout the 1830s, President Andrew Jackson ordered the forced removal of tens of thousands of Native Americans from their homelands east of the Mississippi River. This perilous journey to designated lands in the west, known as the Trail of Tears, was fraught with harsh winters, disease, and cruelty.
Former US diplomat Jim Jatras joins News.Views.Hughes to weigh in on the latest developments in the Middle East, including State Sec. Mike Pompeo’s claim that the withdrawal of US troops from Syria was a mere “tactical decision” as well as Trump’s saber-rattling at Turkey over Twitter. They also discuss the declared candidacy of Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) in the presidential primary.