VIDEO: ‘US wants tension on Korean peninsula to contain China’

[anyplayer:url=http://rt.com/files/news/us-north-korea-talks-005/ib7999acb3d044b737eb51d0d9a0f9f63_nk.flv] The US is to restart direct nuclear talks with North Korea in Beijing on Thursday. But are the negotiations likely to be fruitful and ease tensions in the region? The bilateral talks were suspended…

VIDEO: ‘US agenda in Middle East is very obvious’

[anyplayer:url=http://rt.com/files/news/us-agenda-middle-east-075/i3edd2c9ededd6193d23869bc70c80b7a_rttv-on-air_2012-02-24_01_04_16.flv] The pressure is ramping up on the Syrian regime as calls for a peacekeeping force to get involved in the crisis intensify. But retired US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski says such missions…

VIDEO: Burning of Koran is ‘America’s worst PR disaster in Afghanistan’

[anyplayer:url=http://rt.com/files/news/burning-koran-worst-afghanistan-001/ifc3d52976c5cee2f298167341429f9dc_guest-hamid.flv] Seven people have been killed and dozens injured in protests over the burning of the Koran by US troops at an airbase in Afghanistan. An officer has apologized for the inadvertent burning. Yet some…

Webster Tarpley: “Iran can survive economic sanctions”

[anyplayer:url=http://tarpley.net/video/getfile.php?f=20120218-WGT_on_RT.flv] “Economic sanctions are a game that two can play,” Webster Tarpley told RT. Iran decided not to wait until July 1, when the EU oil embargo comes into effect, instead imposing its own “boycott on…

VIDEO: ‘Part of Syrian opposition wants violence to continue’

[anyplayer:url=http://rt.com/files/news/syrian-opposition-violence-referendum-903/i22b57a6349666f6d567993cbf57bda60_guest-davidson.flv] Syria’s President Bashar Assad has proposed an urgent referendum on a draft constitution. The announcement, however, was followed by reports of new violence. At least 100 people were killed in heavy shelling by government…

VIDEO: Ron Paul’s Anti-War Stance Resonates With US Troops: Troops March on the White House for Ron Paul

[anyplayer:url=http://rt.com/files/usa/news/troops-house-ron-paul-791/i67573236b1dfe9249ea5e597a2f46795_02.20.12-5pm—wahl-pkg.flv] Ron Paul’s consistently strong anti-war message is one that resonates with many US troops today. Hundreds of active duty troops, veterans and Paul supporters gathered at the Washington monument this afternoon. After a series…

VIDEO: Iran Fights Back On Sanctions With Oil Sanctions Of Its Own

[anyplayer:url=http://rt.com/files/news/iran-oil-embargo-france-uk-701/i114353e1860b4e040ecae057a6ac6e15_iran_oil_guest_2000_1.flv] Iran decided not to wait until July 1, when the EU oil embargo comes into effect, instead imposing its own “boycott on the offending powers, starting with the two biggest imperialist bullies on the…

VIDEO: UN passes symbolic condemnation of Syrian government

[anyplayer:url=http://rt.com/files/news/un-assembly-vote-syrian-resolution-521/i94d716f80cac1e4cb0772f4bfd108a67_portnaya-live-0200.flv] The UN General Assembly has called on Syrian President Assad to step down. The resolution passed Thursday is worded similarly to a document vetoed in the UN Security Council by Russia and China. The…