Monday, August 19, 2013
Press TV has conducted an interview with E. Michael Jones, editor of Culture Wars Online Magazine, about renewed clashes between the army and foreign-backed militants in several parts of Syria.
Persian Gulf Arab states use petrodollars for geopolitical gains.
On this edition of The Debate, we are asking how Saudi Arabia and other Arab states are influencing the crisis in Egypt and how their interests interlock with those of Israel.
Iraq has been witnessing one of the worst outbreaks of violence since 2008. More than 800 people have been killed in the holy month of Ramadan alone, 80 in one day. Even though Iraqis blame the central government for failing to prevent attacks, it has become increasingly evident that Saudi Arabia has been the main sponsor behind the violence.
In this edition of The Debate, we will be discussing the reason why, and what goals the Saudis have for inciting sectarianism in the region.
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How is terrorism defined? This could be the question to ask as the US closes 20 of its diplomatic mission due to alleged terrorist threats. The native people in some of these countries, such as Pakistan and Yemen may have a different view as to who the main terrorist is. this, as US drones fly at will in their skies and fire upon anyone it deems a terrorist, whether they are civilians or not. This edition of The Debate will examine who the real threat is in the world today.
Freedom of expression and freedom of the press are the core components of any democracy but in Canada there have been numerous examples in recent history of those rights being abrogated.
Press TV has conducted an interview with William Spring, human rights activist, about the US drone strikes.
Also see: The Debate - US unlawful Unmanned Aerial Vehicle use
More than 3000 Iraqis killed over the past 4 months.
The Iraqi government has blamed outside forces including regional countries and members of the ousted Ba'athi regime.
Massoud Shadjareh, with the Islamic Human Rights Commission from London, has joined Press TV's Debate to share his thoughts on the latest chain of deadly bomb attacks across Iraq.