The Syrian opposition is being told to come to grips with the likely survival of Bashar al-Assad's government. This comes as Israel has said that it could strike Iranian forces in Syria in order to prevent Tehran from furthering its influence in the country.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis is in Ukraine, where he heightened tensions by declaring the U.S. may provide lethal military aid to the Kiev government. Rick Sterling, investigative journalist, joins Brian.
The Russiagate conspiracy has come roaring back into the headlines as details emerge about the tension between the White House and Congress over the recently-passed sanctions bill and CNN comes out with a story about an e-mail from a Trump aide referencing an offer to set up a meeting with Vladimir Putin. Brian is joined by Jim Kavanagh, editor of ThePolemicist.net.
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