The kid dictator launched three ballistic missiles into the ocean on Friday, signaling that the "fire and fury" US response has had no effect on Kim Jong Un's missile tests. We speak to resident missile defense expert Riki Ellison and find out if these tests correlate with the collision of an oil tanker and the USS John S. McCain.
Then, in our Global Media Spotlight we're headed to Afghanistan, where President Trump's Af-Pak plan is set to take effect. Is Trump's attempt to end the war in Afghanistan something different or the same old plan instituted by Obama and Bush more than sixteen years ago?
And finally, Angela Merkel, the press-dubbed "new leader of the free world," has a challenger in the German election scheduled for September 24th. We speak to Mark in Europe about how the media is covering what was set to be a very important election. Does challenger Martin Schulz have a chance at defeating Merkel?
An ISIS group is taking credit for multiple attacks across Spain that left over 14 people dead and over 100 injured. What implications does this attack have for security in Spain? How is the EU handling these latest attacks? We'll head into Barcelona and speak to our newest voice there to find out how a terrorist cell was able to pull off the largest attack in Spain's history.
Then, President Trump is about to release a new plan to deal with the war in Afghanistan. What will his plan entail? We speak to our voice in Pakistan and find out what provisions he thinks need to be implemented in order to ensure some level of success in ending the longest war in US history.
Then we're headed abroad where the foreign corporate media covered the Charlottesville riots all last week. Some pundits even tried to say the Spain attacks were somehow inspired by last week's events. We'll break apart foreign coverage and put their tactics up for display in our Global Media Spotlight.
The N Korean missile crisis has captured the attention of the entire world. Find out how not only the U.S. is dealing with it, but how Europe is being affected. Mark also explains how Germany publicly claims to be in favor of clean energy while secretly colluding to promote the combustion engine. Mark and Tony review the film “Dunkirk.”
The American corporate media are freaking about nuclear North Korea and a hotheaded response from the White House. Is it really as bad as everyone says it is? We've been covering the peewee protagonist since before he got the bomb and the methods he's using are nothing new. We speak to resident missile expert Riki Ellison and find out if we should duck and cover or balk at the hysteria caused by reality journalism.
Then, President Trump says we're losing the fight in Afghanistan. To halt the lack of winning, the United States is ready to release soldiers of fortune in Afghanistan. Private warfare is one of the oldest professions and lest we forget companies like Blackwater, which took center stage in Iraq. We'll speak to our Afghani voice and find out if there are any benefits to unleashing the all-mighty dollar on our adversaries.
Then we dive head first into the latest terrorist attack in France via the Global Media Spotlight. If an attack happens overseas and nobody dies, does it make a sound? We'll learn how the French are dealing with more terrorism on home soil.
Finally You'll want to tune in to the Change is Hard live stream for the first ever Voice to America Who Wore It Better. Kim Jong Un defends his throne against copycats, will he come out the victor? Also, Jeffrey Lord was fired from CNN for a Twitter argument where he called his opposition Hitler with a "seig heil." This proves that anti-Trumpers are the only people allowed to say, "You're literally Hitler." Isn't Lord the guy Anderson Cooper said would defend a Trump dump on a desk?
This morning we're headed to South America where a coup attempt has taken place in Venezuela. After an months of protests and a constitutional election, it seems like the people have had enough of Nicolas Maduro. This morning, a Venezuelan army base has been taken over by a group of anti-Maduro soldiers. We'll find out if the violence is as bad as the clips on social media show it to be.
Then, we're going South of the border after another White House leak. This time it's the transcript of President Trump and Mexican president Pena Nieto speaking shortly after Trump was sworn in. It's not particularly interesting and mostly resembles the same thing Trump has been saying for over two years. We'll speak to Jorge in Mexico and discover how the government there is dealing with it.