The Debate: US position over Iran nuclear deal

In this edition of The Debate, Press TV has conducts an interview with Kaveh Afrasiabi, author and political scientist from Boston, and William Morris, the Secretary General of the Next Century Foundation, from London, to discuss Washington’s position over Iran’s nuclear deal and Tehran’s possible response.

 

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Press TV Debates Trump’s moves

US, England and France say they will attack Syria again if Damascus uses chemical weapons again. This claim has never been proven and has been denied by the Syrian government many times. Nonetheless, Washington could not wait for the Organization of Prohibited Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to investigate and determine who is really at fault and instead initiated a missile attack on this sovereign nation which is illegal under international law.

On PBS with Mark Hambley on Iran and Yemen

With former U.S. Ambassador Mark Hambley, who has served in fourteen different diplomatic positions including several in the Middle East. Hambley and Morris joined Carrie Saldo to discuss why the Arabian Peninsula, a relatively small area of the world, has such a geopolitical impact, and why the United States is involved in the region’s Yemeni Civil War.

 

The Debate – US Syria Plan

The new US occupation of Syria: that’s what Iran has said about US forces. Meanwhile Syria has said Turkey’s ongoing military operation against Kurdish militants in Syria’s Afrin region is in full violation of international law. This is while Turkey says his country’s army will fight Syrian troops in Afrin if they help the YPG, unless the Syrian army plans to dislodge the Kurdish militants, which Syria has said it would not, since it has made a deal with the Kurdish YPG.

Mark Watts

Mark Watts is the former editor-in-Chief of ‘Exaro’, the investigative news website that specialises in exposing stories that may have been inadequately covered by the mainstream media. Mark has also worked with many national newspapers, including The Sunday Times and The Sunday Telegraph.  In 2001 he founded the Freedom of Information Act Centre, known by its acronym as the FIOA Centre. Mark is the author of ‘The Fleet Street Sewer Rat’, published in 2005 by Artnik.  The book exposes the dark underworld of investigative journalism.

The three topics of discussion in this interview are the current establishment protest happening across the world, the role of the media and investigative journalism, particularly the role of the whistle blower.