William Arkin, a political commentator at NBC, threw in the towel Wednesday in an email excoriating the network’s increasingly tepid criticism of the US state and its reflexive opposition to US President Donald Trump, noting it put the outlet in the uncomfortable position of supporting what he called “perpetual war.”
In an interview with 60 Minutes the Egyptian government later asked not be shown, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi denies estimates of 60,000 political prisoners in his country. See the full interview, Sunday, January 6 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
The US secretary of state claims his country’s cruel sanctions against Iran are aimed at allowing Iranian people to “have better lives.”
The Eastern Mediterranean gas scene is booming, but one ambitious pipeline project may have bitten off more than it can chew