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sound you still fact you will be treated like. a wave of bombings hit sweden just weeks before parliamentary elections prompting intense speculation over two started what would describe i think strictly organized attacks. gunmen stormed a military intelligence center in kabul with the city still mourning thirty four people killed in wednesday's suicide bombing at a school and a time claimed by islamic state. donald trump say's former cia director john brennan exhibit erratic down behavior and revoked his security clearance questioning a number of other officials but this thing measure. is the economic standoff between ankara and washington escalates turkish citizens vent fury of u.s.
tariffs by u.s. terrorist by filming themselves flushing that i. a very warm welcome you watching r.t. international with me becky aaron top story this hour more than one hundred cars have been torched across sweden three weeks ahead of september elections it's believed the fire bombings work toward a native the trying to take a look at the timing of the arson attacks and how they're feeling tensions ahead of the electoral race. it's not even dark people look up their windows and see this. i. the first street of stock the locals are just completely baffled and can't squeeze. at a word
a few moments later they erupt in sheer fury and they scream. thanks. there next thought is it even safe to leave their homes now the hooded thugs smash up and burn mostly cars they know what they're doing they know how to do it the our team in the last few days there were almost identical scenes everywhere you see a flame i can swedish media say at least about one hundred cars are now burnt out pieces of metal police have made a number of arrests but basically the country still in the dark about who's behind the menace was overthrown for it. you'd think. it through there. in about three weeks swedes will be voting for their new
parliament well now politicians there have more things to worry about than stuff like their election promos or for the most any custom have the question has to be asked of those people and if there's no one to hack who are you doing want to figure out who do you think you are born or if you destroyed the whole area for the neighbors for the children on their way to a free school who have to see burnt out cars that were going to be hard response from society any of this notion somewhat strong words but not as emotional as society which clearly wants the ones in charge to get it sorted. such neighborhood disasters don't come out of nowhere when it comes to all kinds of street crime lately sweden's been getting less and less safe because i was attacked by five people and they took client all of my. own and there are increased number of us. you know things have gotten worse in every way the police man said that he
had never experienced anything like that or changed. it is not the sweetheart and when the years of ignoring the trends backfired literally with flames some of the swedish elite chose not to talk about the state rather they came up with conspiracies or in other words pointed the finger at right wing extremists some quote unquote dark forces. they want the elections to be about arsons they want to fuel disgust and fear i hope the whole thing is not orchestrated by the dark forces that threaten our democracy and our independence. last night's events with one month left before the election while well organized would not surprise me if the extreme right were involved in some way a false flag by the extreme right version is popular among some journalists to.
visit inside desperate theories to explain the attacks including blaming them on freshens trying to foment unrest before the election. sweden democrats sympathises a running around in the suburbs burning cars in a coordinated action to direct criticism of the suburbs population in the hope of favoring s.d. to make sure sweden can dodge any russian efforts to screw up its election stockholm has even splashed out on the media so that they could wipe out the never ending fake news that was only to be hit by a wave of homegrown conspiracies before the police had at least something solid for the public ilya betraying r.t.e. . swedish police say similar attacks have happened in several towns in previous years but on a fast smaller scale we spoke to swedish democratic campaign kent accra whose party has sparked a controversy over its anti immigration stance he says people are starting to
realize his country's not as safe as they thought the situation in sweden the start of the super bowl in the international arena when people suddenly realize whoops sweden is not a nice little country thought it was but now realize what the hell happened to sweden and so this has been on for a long time and we have made your suit and wired many youth that i just wasn't a few sticks that. are zoned. in cause with intent. has gone off and twelve to thirty percent from one hundred sixty seven to one thousand five hundred cases a year or something and i mean it's been going up in actual numbers to. a military intelligence compound has been attacked in the afghan capital kabul two gunmen have been killed by security forces officers finally took control of the
building from where the gunman had been firing at the compound and thereby university was also placed on lockdown no group has yet to claim for sponsibility for the attack. this latest assault comes as the country's security services struggle to deal with a spike in terror attacks. was . pushed. my friends and i were sitting an exam and class first period finished and we went out for break time afterwards while the students return to class two minutes later the bombs suddenly went off when i heard the sound i couldn't feel anything. illegal.
in the. united nations continues to maintain no military solution let's stick to that country out of our. political analyst mushtaq where haim believes that the new rise of militant groups in the country is a direct consequence of the u.s. and afghan government's failure. u.s. and international community has made so many mistakes in the course of last one in how big it within afghanistan they have not been able to put policies in place where they get on the confidence of the i want public the government itself has not been able to deliver good governance and they have not been able to respond to the needs of the general public resulting in a loss of public confidence in the government as well as international assistance forces the americans did not work together with the countries of the region the
powers of the region such as countries in central asia russia china and and i would then of honest and to create a set of consensus where we can work together towards stability in afghanistan so many factors coming together that has been. in up so just by the bomb as taliban have been successfully coming forward and picking wooded areas. revokes the security clearance a full my cia director john brennan he also lashed out saying he exhibits erratic polling data on the behavior and it's the brennan is just the first and the line of officials who will suffer the same fate and similar conduit pools exercised my constitutional authority to deny mr brennan access to classified information sarah sander spoke to press and she said that the decision to revoke brennan's clearance was based on his erratic conduct and behavior of defending the move as an effort to
secure classified info from someone who has helped foment division in the past and clearly has very partisan leanings the most divisive president an individual who basically portrayed his nation he routinely lies betray the women of the f.b.i. he deceived and betrayed the american public and he misrepresents the facts and reality is a betrayal of the nation but this is not abnormal president john brennan himself has already chimed in blasting the move as part of a bid to suppress free speech and punish critics but for some context john breaux. and left his position as director of the cia back in january twenty seventh team and he now serves as m s n b c's senior national security and intelligence analyst but this whole debacle began last month when senator rand paul called brennan's motives into question asking if he had been profiting off of this clearance by divulging secrets to the mainstream media his exact words he even met with trump asking him to revoke the clearances of not only brennan but i feel other prominent
political figures i'm evaluating action with respect to the following individuals james clapper james comey michael hayden sally ates susan rice and german cave here struck lisa page and bruce or security clearances for those who still have them may be revoked the president is doing the right thing rebooking the clearances of people who aren't contributing anything certainly a lot of them were higher ups in the f.b.i. and also dennis and cia certainly i mean i believe these people are all involved in this rush to get to fabrication of it and then manipulating information and data for the public consumption to confuse and. you know create all kinds of uncertainty in the government in the government business that's that's what the that's why they should never have a clearance. meanwhile washington has a tradition of allowing former presidents son senior intelligence officials to still get their morning intel briefings each and every day even when they were
tired but now in the unprecedented wake of cutting off brennan's top level security access donald trump says this is not political he would have done the same to any republican he didn't incompetent. c.n.n. presenter chris cuomo her sparks control the seaforth saying on the air that violence coming from the left wing anti fun movement in the us is more morally justified and violence which comes from the far right the comments were made a day after and if i had minor clashes with police and journalists while countering a white nationalist rally in washington or pointers or equal drawing a moral equivalency between those espousing hate and those fighting it because they both resort to violence emboldens hate legitimize heedful belief and elevates what should be stamped out. and he my colleague andrew fowler got
reaction by for and against chris klein chris cuomo is coming. to town i see them on television they seem to be getting some kind of fight some kind of altercation it always seems to come from them it is a matter if they're fighting hay or whatever they claim you can't put your hands on somebody even hide behind some kind of moral high ground don't touch people if you don't want to be chased is really just as simple as day it doesn't matter what political affiliation the other person is violence even if it's the most justified and righteous violence that you can have it still creates negative karma it is still very problematic seemed to be. something that should be diverted to only when it's absolutely necessary these people really are what they purport an associate be against they're talking about being anti fascist but a lot of their action mirrors that of what was on the mussolini's time with the whole black church situation it seems like they're doing the same thing i'm not saying it directly to same as what was going on back then in italy but
a lot of their tactics seem to mirror what they were doing just because i mean what he's like to do that is an ideal or a long i'll hold on hold on wait wait wait wait just because somebody is hateful in your eyes does not mean that it's ok or somehow justified at all to hurt then you can't say violence or maybe justify you know what if somebody does not put their hands on you you cannot put your hands on them is very simple if you put your hands on somebody then that person has a right to defend themselves you know you talk about don't put your hands on somebody will you know that he had hired somebody that as a yes there's somebody that wears a mask attacks dangerous people without personal provocation and puts their hands on them you know who it is it's batman this type of behavior is justified in our society violence can be used to prevent greater violence it's a boils down to no it doesn't it is against the law to commit violence against another individual yeah of course that the. law does not dictate more ality the law
is just the law many people talking about aged morally acceptable to hurt those who are talking about hate but what about the innocent people actually members of the media get attacked by and used to use schoolteachers be united in the media is also here sacked by dandyism played it wait wait well wait hold on hold on i'm not finished you see people are they are people of color as the left likes to call them being made by these individuals because if their political opinions so i don't really understand this whole thing about. it's ok if somehow justify the values i don't see if it does because most of the time when i see jimmy gaijin news bad news is against those who just have different points of view you know i'd have to see it see the statistics on that. you know we have seen a outbreak in street fighting between fascists and anti fascist said absolutely has happened these people are just afraid they're cowards and they're acting in a way that is totally irrational because of their fear washington wrong they will keep up pressure on turkey even if on crowd backs down in the spring time or right
off the soapbox. what politicians do. put themselves on the line they get accepted or rejected. so if you want to be president. or someone want to be preached. to going to protest this is like the three of them or people. interested in the war. when i was told seemed wrong. but old rules just told. me to.
get to shape out this day become educated and engagement equals betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart. just to look for common ground. welcome back the usas economic sanctions against turkey will remain in place even if ankara releases an american pastor being held on suspicion of terrorism offenses softer both sides imposed further tariffs on each other and some turkish citizens have chosen an unusual way to vent their anger at washington's economic warfare.
no no no no i don't want to see. what you say in this one american to put global financial stability at risk. put u.s. base presence in turkey at risk but as a nato ally lines within the field partner at risk for one american who is being put through the church is just so you're saying this is our fault turkey is our financial situation has been in the works for quite some time and it dates prior to the imposition of sanctions on august i believe was august the first so this is been in train for quite some time and even up when the u.s. government for that are stepping in on turkey's side is coutts are which is just
approved fifteen billion dollars in aid to prop up the turkish economy artist on quarter has been looking at how the decades old alliance between the u.s. and turkey is being tested to breaking point. country was built the entire entire roof so no leading goes to great tree deals as opposed to the horrible food trade deals the drawing heritages your president of the country should not be allowed to come in and steal the wealth of all great you any. what countries could he mean are stealing could be turkey the country's lira shed a quarter of its value against the dollar in just one week after trump's tweet about doubling existing tariffs investors are running away screaming inflation surging and turkey's leadership is bracing for an all out trade war the reason for such a calamity against an old nato friend was ankara's refusal to release an american pastor accused of both terrorism and espionage it's punishment time for
a rebellious ally that tariffs that are in place on steel would not be removed with the release of castor brunson and president heard a wand lashed out in defiance calling the u.s. move an attempt to force turkey to surrender and make them a slave to the greenback but turkey's just one example of how the trump administration treats longtime allies in fact many of america's friends have already been forced into the fray in a war of tariffs and sanctions canada had heavy steel and aluminum tariffs imposed earlier this year and trump perhaps thought the stars and stripes needed some protection from its northern neighbor who didn't take too kindly to it that it's kind of insult to move forward with retaliatory measures on july first applying equivalent tariffs as if that wasn't bad enough the us president went and slapped tariffs on europe today i'm defending america's national security. by
placing tariffs on foreign imports of steel and aluminum brussels tried to hit back with restrictions of its own tried to appeal to the transatlantic solidarity special relations bonds of friendship but to no avail and it begs the question with such a long list of enemies the us is currently fighting from iran to north korea russia china why kick your allies we have talks about putting america first because its allies also it would america first to handle their own interests and this is beginning i think decouple some of the lows for america most obviously he's really trying to assert american leadership and perhaps we've tended to think of american aggressiveness in recent years has been probably the military involvement supposed like afghanistan iraq and so on but in a way to trump perhaps is less inclined to want to use military power but he wants
to show that america's two house particular financial who get money in the world competitors like beijing and moscow attempting to pack as much heat as the u.s. these days sanctioning and scaring everyone in view may be the only way for the u.s. to impose its will on friend and foe alike donald quarter r.t. . with eleven school shootings already this year the u.s. is planning to spend almost two million dollars on training pupils to respond to emergency situations caleb maupin has the details. the u.s. department of homeland security has just approved a grant to create it from a training program for high schools around the country essentially one point eight million dollars is being offered for those who could create a long term self-sustaining mechanism for the safety of high school students teenagers are being taught how to treat gunshot wounds and deal with dangerous situations in ohio tactical grade pepper spray is being placed around the schools
now when a canister is removed alarm will sound alerting the authorities here's how one politician described the pepper spray system. this will stop anyone in their tracks . in north dakota the police are asking that high powered rifles be stored on school grounds meanwhile texas is jumping on the bandwagon of giving teachers guns we need our teachers to be armed we you know when you have when you're facing someone who's an active shooter the best way to take that shooter down that is with a gun but even better than that is four or five guns to one there's even talk of firearm training for preschool children it's something that we should think about america about putting guns in the hands of law abiding citizens whether they actually be talented children or how to train for a school or a three year old cannot defend itself from a and so rifle by throwing
a hello kitty pencil pasted it our founding fathers did not put an age limit on the second amendment this year the back to school sales aren't just pencils and notebooks parents are stocking up on body armor. in a matter of seconds. you can lock a door with this it can't get shot oh you can't get around it about arming
schoolteachers know all right how about bulletproof backpacks. for real and big yes that is positive that teachers should be weapons for protection for the students i don't think it's a good idea at all i think we need to disarm everybody that are more people and if we just aren't people we wouldn't need bulletproof backpacks and what about a nationwide training program for high schoolers to deal with like gunshot wounds trauma training thing that's a fish an american seem to pretty clearly agree that school shootings are a big problem but do you stop them with more guns or less that's where americans just can't seem to agree caleb mop and artsy new york. or russian courts accepted a request by tina on a pov leak of a detained of alleged coupland to be moved from pretrial detention to house arrest and some of the request is currently being heard for a second teen maria do both nick the two were detained for their role in
a group calling itself new greatness and now charged with plotting to overthrow the russian government we can of course live to our correspondent dina cauchon of the for more on this with dina what do we know about the herrick. well a moscow court has indeed decided to transfer one member of the new greatness movement which is accused of forming an extremist organization under house arrest she's so forbidden to use mobile phones or internet and she also can't talk to the press now earlier the prosecution itself asked the court for such a decision now at the moment we're waiting for the court to announce his decision on the fate of the second detainee whether she's going to be or released under and whether she's going to be transferred under house arrest you know both of these said detainees are the youngest participants of the movement one is eighteen years old and she was seventeen at the time of her arrest on the other is
a nineteen years old and there are dozens of people here are gathered at this courthouse awaiting for the decision and they greeted it with applause which scene of course the relatives of the two girls was doing a lot of different journalists the media here and a team of florists us one of the girl's father is representing her interests at the court now it is a rather complicated case and it attracted a lot of attention here in russia and earlier made a report on the overall investigation the members of the new greatness movement are accused of organizing an extremist again and calling for a constitutional revolution the investigation claims this young man was a sleeper and here is how he described and spat this. game was to establish rules in the russian territory the ruling elites on clones and repealed repressive laws and the constitution. the idea of the movement grew out of private
chats on social media platforms here's an extract again the revolutionary fire is starting everywhere but we can't do anything like this here in our country that's it all began when a few young. people from moscow and its regions started to share their political views with each other online later they began meeting in person mostly in mcdonalds cafes to pardon some political rallies handed out political leaflets and made a few trips outside the city to learn how to use firearms they even wrote a manifesto in case of an uprising or revolutionary activities that receive broad public support the organization aims to take part in those actions to the extent of its resources in march ten members of the organization were arrested their defense team claims the idea to create a fool scale movement with its own office program and even a noun blam belongs to an f.a.a.
speedy agent who under the name bruce lundy and filtrated the group of the youngsters and courage their i.d.'s and effectively create as a reason for their arrest the detainees say that he was the one who paid most of the money to rent a place where they gathered and plan to buy firearms and now there are two alleged members one of them an acting policeman claimed they only joined the group in order to turn them over to the authorities all of them are witnesses for the prosecution and the case. the law which would regulate intelligence gathering activities in russia forbids pleas from provoking someone to commit a crime the person under the name is a provocateur he carried out a provocation against children he did what he could to create this organization and make sure it looked the way he wanted. this is an unsanctioned so-called mothers march which hit the streets of the russian capital on wednesday people gathered to
demand to the authorities transfer of the detainees to house arrest considering their young ages one of the detainees was just seventeen at the time of her arrest and the group's online chats she wrote that she was interested to learn how to throw. cocktails and claimed to have known someone who could supply weapons guys i've remembered some connections there's a dude in a desk who trades weapons in ukraine i want to get in touch with him it's a sure thing he knows people from my done maybe they can buy something what do you think since being jailed and his house has reportedly worsened she cries throughout the court hearings anya was being driven in a cold prison van for hours it was minus eleven outside she was interrogated for many hours with no psychologist a lawyer present she was treated like a seasoned criminal they made her cry how can a seventeen year old withstand this. is found guilty they face up to ten.
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