US INTERVENTION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Interview with President Barack Obama, about US intervention in the Middle East; Persian Gulf Arab dictatorships supporting Al-Qaeda with US backing; Trickle up economics in the US and UK becomes orthodoxy despite all the evidence of failure; Monsanto and Europe, the war over GMO and peddling starvation for corporate profit; Barack Obama’s scandals continue; US Congress wants to end food benefits to hungry children to give the rich a bigger tax cut; Refugees heading for Iraq, because it’s so much safer than being near Al-Nusra; UK protests over fracking in UK…

OBAMA MOCKS NEW US TREASURY SECRETARY
SPAIN AND UK FIGHTING OVER GIBRALTAR
AMERICANS FINANCIALLY HURT

Double Standards with Afshin Rattansi is a political satire program broadcast from the heart of London that exposes the hypocrisy of world powers with comedy and high-profile guests.

Morsi’s daughter takes legal action against the military; Bradley Manning faces charges, US army blocks Guardian, US drops bombs on Great Barrier Reef, Global warming, …

These and much more are all reviewed in this edition of Double Standards with Afshin Rattansi.

EU-US TRADE NEGOTIATIONS

Interview with William Hague, UK’s foreign secretary; National Security Agency’s targets; Spain’s joblessness; Singapore blocking news websites; continuing NATO war on Mali; Trial of Chad’s former dictator Hissene Habre; IMF World Outlook; Egypt’s military government; Latin America’s response to Evo Morales’ plane being forced to land in Vienna…

US SPYING ON EU OFFICES

Interview with Obama’s new National Security Adviser…

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ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS IN TURKEY

War on Syria, protests in Turkey…

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US-TALIBAN TALKS IN DOHA

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong…

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G8 MEETING IN NORTHERN IRELAND

President Morsi breaking off diplomatic relations with President Assad of Syria while retaining links with Israel; G8 double standards about world poverty; continuing US use of drones; Turkish human rights abuses; NATO arming of Al Qaeda in Syria…

These and much more are all reviewed in this edition of Double Standards with Afshin Rattansi.

NEOCOLONIALISM IN AFRICA

Europe and America are trying to find a way out of their economic crisis by continuing more austerity…

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