The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces in Iraq. Plus, Kurdish forces said they retook two important parts of northern Iraq on Sunday. WSJ’s Matt Bradley joins the News Hub from Baghdad.
Published on May 9, 2014 RT America The Obama administration is facing increasing pressure from Congress over its handling of the crisis in Ukraine. Victoria Nuland, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, testified in front of Senate and House committees this week, facing tough questions about the Maidan violence and the effectiveness… Read More State Dept. grilled in Congress over support of Ukraine’s neo-Nazis
Published on May 5, 2014 RT America Major tech companies are implementing a policy alerting users when the government requests access to their data. Companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft came under fire after last year’s revelations regarding the National Security Agency and the extent of the government’s access to users’ personal data. The… Read More Tech companies will alert users when gov. requests their data
Published on Nov 22, 2013 RT America The White House Correspondents’ Association and 37 news organizations blasted the Obama Administration this week for restricting photographers’ access to presidential events. “As surely as if they were placing a hand over a journalist’s camera lens, officials in this administration are blocking the public from having an independent… Read More Journalists blast Obama for lack of access