High-ranking Russian military leaders have announced that the U.S. strike targeted a girls school and other civilian infrastructure near Mosul. Is the US military yet again massacring Iraqi civilians? Why has the mainstream media been silent on a series of U.S. coalition strikes in Iraq while accusing Russia of war crimes in Syria?
Turkey’s Justice Minister has arrived in the United States for talks with Attorney General Loretta Lynch aimed at having the US hand over Fethullah Gulen, the man Turkey accuses of being behind July’s coup attempt. With Turkey-U.S. relations rocky since the coup, what will it mean if the US refuses to give Gulen up? Becker is joined by Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst, to talk about what's next for relations between the two countries.
AT&T is paying $85.4 billion to buy Time Warner, the company that controls both CNN and HBO, but both presidential candidates have raised questions about the deal with Donald Trump saying that he would block it. Timothy Karr, the Senior Director of Strategy at FreePress, speaks with Becker about why the candidates are concerned about the deal and if it actually has anything to do with the well being of America's working class.
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