CIA analyst gets 4 year sentence for telling truth (full show)

Daniel Hale blew the whistle on the US military’s drone program. Thanks to his efforts, the public learned that 90% of those killed by drone strikes were innocent civilians–including children. But Hale didn’t get a medal. He got almost four years in prison. RT Correspondent John Huddy reports on today’s sentence and Rick is joined by Chris Hedges, the host of RT’s On Contact, to discuss Hale’s case and the insults hurled his way by the judge who sent him away. … Read More >CIA analyst gets 4 year sentence for telling truth (full show)

‘Every vaccination counts’: Merkel urges Germans to get inoculated amid ‘worrying’ coronavirus rise

Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged all citizens to get vaccinated, as concern over Germany’s “worrying” coronavirus situation grows, with the leader saying increased inoculation was the only means of exiting the pandemic. … Read More >‘Every vaccination counts’: Merkel urges Germans to get inoculated amid ‘worrying’ coronavirus rise

US strikes Ukraine-centered Nord Stream 2 ‘deal’ with Germany – Putin & Merkel ‘satisfied’ with key pipeline’s near-completions

Washington and Berlin have struck a deal that would see the Americans drop opposition to the almost-complete Nord Stream 2 pipeline for transporting Russian gas, in exchange for Germany promising extensive investments in Ukraine. … Read More >US strikes Ukraine-centered Nord Stream 2 ‘deal’ with Germany – Putin & Merkel ‘satisfied’ with key pipeline’s near-completions

Hundreds injured and more than 1,000 missing in one German district alone, amid severe floods – police

The small rural district of Ahrweiler, in western Germany, seemingly faced the full wrath of the week’s severe floods, with the foul weather leaving dozens of people dead, hundreds injured, and scores of homes reduced to rubble. … Read More >Hundreds injured and more than 1,000 missing in one German district alone, amid severe floods – police

US & Germany disagree on controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline but Washington has given up trying to stop it, Biden tells Merkel

The US and Germany have opposing views on the Nord Stream 2 project, but with the controversial pipeline almost completed, it makes more sense to work together than against each other, US President Joe Biden said on Thursday. … Read More >US & Germany disagree on controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline but Washington has given up trying to stop it, Biden tells Merkel