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a million degrees with one talk among. themselves from st petersburg to france we travel in search of the song. knowledge we've got the future covered. we will be prepared to take targeted and precise military action if and when we determine that the situation on the ground requires the white house is sending military advisors to iraq and considering our strikes to help stop the advance of jihad this through the devastated country. plus we report on how the militants in iraq are being boosted by waves of volunteers from the west raising worries that on their return. to europe. while there is no letup in the military assault on eastern ukraine with more people killed in the latest shelling despite president poroshenko has promised cease fire.
and spain is welcome to new king but it is not all celebrations with hundreds of on team on the case rallying in the county. welcome once again good to have your company my name's neil harvey and you're watching international. first for you this hour the u.s. is going to deploy three hundred military advisors to iraq with the hardest militance a sweeping across the country and if the situation worsens and strikes and drone attacks remain an option that's according to the american president himself even though he claimed the crisis can only be solved by political means very important as the details president obama is of leaving the door open for further action saying that the u.s. is prepared to take targeted military action if the violence in iraq spirals
further out of control because of our increased intelligence resources we're developing more information about potential targets associated with. going forward we will be prepared to take targeted and precise military action if and when we determine that the situation on the ground requires it now that's a complicated gamble because u.s. intelligence agencies are having a difficult time identifying possible targets including insurgent encampments training camps weapons caches and other stationary supplies and the us president says allow iraq to turn into a safe haven for isis poses great dangers to the u.s. and its european allies which is why some action needs to be taken of course the criticism is that iraq might not even be on the brink of a civil war if it was not for the u.s. invasion while addressing the press even president obama said quote recent days have reminded us of the deep scars left behind of america's war in iraq unquote.
the bomb a speech in washington's plans to help iraq is one of the features of today's breaking the set you can watch the full show a little later today but just for now is a quick preview. because he spoke mostly in a vague military jargon you had to listen closely to understand the underlying u.s. response to isis is growing influence while obama insisted no troops would be sent to actually engage in combat he didn't consider the fact that so-called military advisors were the original precursors to the us invasion of vietnam not to mention that two hundred seventy five troops have already been sent to quote secure american interests in the country but probably the most interesting part about obama's speech was his claim that iraq is a sovereign nation that has the right to choose its own leaders seriously when did iraq become a sovereign nation the minute the us and realize that it's a war in the country result in the creation of yet another failed state because see no western powers have done nothing but violate iraq's autonomy by dismantling its
government launching depleted uranium and white phosphorous attacks and occupying its people for the last decade this is all news to me. the latest reports from iraq suggest al-qaeda linked isis militants have taken over vital oil facilities in the city of baiji however the final target is baghdad with the jihadists reportedly planning to create a new islam is states within the ruins of the country that's as iraq is already falling apart as art is going to hit you can reports. iraq is on the verge of erupting isis is controlling a predominantly sunni part of the bach shia sphere there further onslaught kurds could split off at any moment a secretary and war is brewing now the government would have to make a strategic choice putting the entire army to attack and take back the city and risk a much wider sectarian fight or have this as you had a group in control of an area that was a response with all the consequences not just for iraq for the region and for the
world isis belongs to a faction of sunni islamic committed to radical fundamentalist convictions that they seek to impose on other muslims their advances have long stopped being just iraq's problem these darker green spots are where the population is predominantly shia you can see iran is the main shiite power in the region syria is largely sunni but the government of bashar assad is alawite which is a branch of shiite islam isis being an extremist sunni forces managed to advance this far both in syria and iraq because of the support of sunni communities on their way iran wants to help iraq's shia government repel the onslaught of isis and initiative which washington seemingly supports but targeting sunni areas which i says controls could create a backlash with other sunni nations getting involved like saudi arabia which shows already warned against foreign intervention there's not going to be
a simple military solution to this issue isis is also controlling parts of syria fighting against the government to rostock these problems are intertwined in a really demonic way u.s. politicians have tried to present the conflict in syria as being between those who want democracy and those who don't need the spices in walking is that they're showing how complicated the dynamics in the region really are. r.t. washington d.c. . or the could see. living in northeast iraq are also fighting on their own battlefront after isis launched its advance could ish forces were able to push the islamists out of the city of kirkuk taking control of a vital oil center that is defense consulted more in a row believes kurds have been given a chance to create their own independent state of the country has been broken away as it is except it's not officially broken where they've wanted to separate the oil
rich or kurdish region in the north away from the main iraq it's been set up from the beginning from the ninety's the americans gave them the possibility of a semi autonomous region now all it is is their been running the kurds have been running their own kurdish region since the ninety's. and now all they're going to do is break away from iraq once and for all and declare independence the isis scroope fighting in both iraq and syria is estimated to have around ten thousand soldiers at its disposal with volunteers coming from all across the globe and reports indicate there are three thousand foreigners in their ranks and also according to the u.k. foreign minister around four hundred of those are british citizens now it says the group itself is enjoying wide support online from people right across the globe including the west as r.t. sara first now reports. from the front lines in iraq and syria and another
battle is being fought in the u.k. this week banned isis making it an offense to be a member of the group but the organization is still enjoying a wave of online european support dubbed by some of the isis fanboys well i've been speaking to some of the isis supporters and i vs one station media why is supporting isis despite the reported killings and he's applied for me that he. has come the closest yet to establishing an islamic caliphate why do you think isis holds such appeal for some of the people back home i think. if you could to use this word in its. terrorism so he plays is more of a threat the one sort of actually going to travel they're going to come back all the people here in the u.k. right now he won't ever travel but i'm going with. quite right the two
constituencies important for. those who have a sense of nine eleven so in a way that constituency has always been that it's possible that they'll be more encouraged by. what's happening in syria and become more active not as a direct result of this film on the sort of wave of islam isolation of the world and then you've got the people who actually come back and who can spread who can become active or recruit first and that's a really dangerous thing that's a meeting is the national security council this week prime minister david cameron said the government was doing all it could stream to address the threat posed by foreign fighters including interviewing individuals in u.k. folders canceling all with touring u.k. passports and introducing new measures to prosecute days he planned to train. terrorism of the rule. of four should be united states and its allies have known
about isis and their activities and the danger they pose for a few years why haven't you stop these groups from pretty average why do you allow these groups to get stronger and stronger why do you allow certain countries to support them financially why do you allow foreign partners to get into the last estimate that the number of british fighters abroad at four hundred and growing professor griffin tells r.t. the government now desperately needs to strengthen its response to some of the most precious people coming by people who are pretty disillusioned by what's happened. and who can produce a counter narrative of people. seemed killing an explosion does to a baby and comes back intent on stopping it. that other side of the story could be more crucial than ever much of the british population watches in horror the grisly images of some of the killings taking place in iraq at the hands
of isis fighters but to its european supporters i say this is not the enemy the west is. so i see reporting from london. i do rest assured we will be keeping our fingers bright on the pulse of events in iraq both on screen here and online you can log on to our website r.t. dot com for the very latest updates on that story along with expert opinion and analysis. moving on to eastern ukraine where four people who've been killed during the latest military offensive in the city of slavyansk a thirty year old woman died when a mortar shell hit her backyard her five year old son was taken to hospital with multiple head wounds and we have just received information that he has died of those injuries and the shelling continues despite president poroshenko has promised cease fire under his new peace plan what exactly the fourteen point proposal to end
the violence in the east suggests will be revealed a little later today earlier that discussed his ideas with bloody amir putin it was the second time the two leaders have talked over the phone about ukraine's crisis in just a week president putin is once again stressed that the cease fire must be implemented in the regions. in the meantime wants to cities are looking more like ghost towns now tens of thousands of people have fled the affected areas than those who remain suffer from water food and power shortages not to mention the nonstop artillery attacks there are large queues as well forming on the border with russia as pupil hurried to take their children to say. it's very scary to see flying planes any time i saw them i ran to my mom and daddy and tanks are also very scary and. the fire gunshots at us and shelled out we had next to a college in the basement were very scary. it's
a battlefield their concert on fire my parents hide in the basement with ink for to have a skid because they wouldn't have lasted a long while i don't understand why they're doing this we've lost everything. but when radicals came into my city and started shooting people we had to leave just as scariest part was when armed men came to our house asking about our men laws to write them a few days later my son told me that they shot the loneliness of iraq. by. moving on to spain hundreds of anti monarchists have rallied in madrid shortly after the new king philippe the six was sworn in the british mood is high in the austerity plagued nation the mood anger of ated by the royal family's perceived lavish lifestyle on his correspondent alexy chef school has more. just a few hours after spain had its new king officially sworn in people have hit the central square of madrid in a protest against the monarchy the mood here is quite determined they are angry
they're saying that mourner key pass to go we're hearing chants of monarchy means murder and monarchy is fascism that what these people are saying we've already seen scuffles i've seen at least a dozen people being beaten on the ground by the right police and taken to police violence even one of our cameraman from the r.t. espanol crew got hit by a police we have definitely seen larger protests over the past several weeks particularly on june the eighth one which it was practically paralyzed by protesters many people voicing concerns that spain must not remain mourner keep it must become a republican this is pretty much the demand of these people it's quite loud what they're saying but they are unhappy with their living conditions six million people are unemployed in spain that is almost a third of the country's population they say that a change of the face inside the royal palace will not change anything the whole system needs to be changed to stay with this international coming up very shortly
the best defense is a good often so radical group claiming to protect the rights of jews to say by intimidating these victims with death threats. also in the way a tiny village in the philippines could be transformed into a multimillion dollar military base for u.s. troops in a battle for the results which south china sea. will not talk about language at all but i will only react to situations i have read to reports for. clues to know i will leave the state department to comment on your matter. to secure a cause are you talking about. yet no more. we saw her legs when you made a direct question the sleep prepared for a change when you're done you should be ready for
stay with us here on out safe thanks so much for joining us legit the cup. now for years jewish people have often found themselves the target of hatred and physical intimidation but it seems that the bully to become the bullies at least for one extremist group the jewish defense league later today a trial will begin in paris of j. d. l. members accused of making death threats towards a journalist who is investigating their actions in a caution reports. i never know. they have
a strong following and a clear message as only we are here present we are jews noble and cruel we are well trained well equipped we're not afraid and we should be more afraid of us than we are of them the jewish defense league claims its goal is to protect the jewish community from hatred and anti-semitism but some jews accuse it of doing the very same thing it's meant to be fighting against and these people say the organization is not protecting anyone but it's liking those who don't share the same views and opinions jonathan mall adopted claims he felt the rights of the league when he started researching them in paris i exposed to with my friends some zionist felony crazy for doing this job in september two thousand and twelve my car of been bombed by a. bomb i received death threats and a couple months ago i went to cover a protest against anti-semitism they reconnects me and they were like fifteen people jumping on me break a my camera and. beating me up on the ground what is being done to prevent this
from happening again what is the police doing at one point intervened and took me out of the protest and i told them there were many of them on the place so i told them why don't you oh if we do anything it will create a riot the jewish defense league is an international right wing organization even though it's considered a terrorist group by the f.b.i. it's completely legal and countries like canada and france where it has around three hundred members. at the crease is present of course but it's not everywhere so we have to do what they are incapable of doing correctly from attacking left wing students propellants tinian groups and even writers of their own book launches the league has been accused of being behind a string of violence but the victims say the police have no interest in investigating and accuse them of willful and action. pretty strong and in the police we know there are some people that will to do their job but at some point
you have people in here that are blocking the fight and when those people go on trial the judges most of the time they're being they're being lenient in two thousand and four a documentary actually filmed members of the j d l training in an official building that was being leased by the police many were quick to connect the dots if the police are calling them they are training with their arrest and really had no desire to talk to us when we contacted them about their publicity speaks for itself . do not get in our way because will hurt you very very very badly various local movements an answer rices them activists have called for the group to be banned the french authorities have ignored those calls and those who feel victimized by the group are left looking over their shoulder marina cost survive reports in from paris forty. and we have plenty more stories on our website if you head over to r.t. dot com you will find out about
a new tool to keep protesters at bay which is hitting the markets yes find out about the new mini drones that are capable of firing pepper spray and paint balls and why critics say they're dangerous being underestimated. and you don't find out more about the world's biggest eye in the sky the european southern observateur he has blown the top of a three thousand meter high mountain in chile just so he could set up the largest ever telescope. takes a small village in the philippines may have to make way for a huge u.s. military base as part of the asian nations fight over the resource rich south china sea the country claims that china is trying to take over most of the sea by building artificial islands military cooperation with the u.s. could bolster america's presence in the region where washington already has tens of thousands of troops at dozens of bases journalist james corbett believes putting more pressure on china could lead to a bitter conflict. this has to be seen as just part of
a trend towards the deepening of the us and philippine military alliance that goes right along with the developing us japanese military alliance the us australian military alliance so i think this has to be seen as more part of a regional trend that's developing both china and the us and its allies are playing to their respective political bases and they're looking for economic stimulus that comes from militarization so they are looking to divert more government funds towards the defense sector i think it's part of a feedback loop where one side makes a move so the other is seen to respond to it so the other side responds to the response etc and i think when we're caught in that type of feedback loop it runs the risk of running into a some type of military confrontation scenario simply because when you have all of these ships in these highly disputed territories that are at times running into each other as we start to see these types of incidents that could become a hot war scenario perhaps inadvertently. ok time now to check out some other
global headlines in brief for you must start with to wrenshaw rains which have triggered a massive floods in parts of bulgaria leaving at least ten people dead near the black sea resort of hundreds of people more been evacuated after the deluge blocked roads and swept away cars heavy rain also damaged houses and flooded villages just outside the capital severe forecasters say that extreme weather will continue throughout today. in other news protestors in brazil south paolo targeted a car dealership during a demo for free public transportation some two thousand people believed to be from me and it is black rock attack vehicles and latest set fins on fire rally come from the ongoing protests against the huge cost of hosting the world cup in the country . house where kenyan security forces of killed five militants suspected of involvement in deadly attacks
door to door shootings by the group claimed the lives of at least sixty people in the coastal region earlier this week and has been supporting the fight against somali based which has made it the target of repeated attacks by insurgents. are in the u.s. some seventy five scientists may have been exposed to live anthrax they want to ensure the exposure occurred after researchers working in a high level biosecurity lab in atlanta failed to follow proper procedures to deactivate the highly dangerous bacteria government auditor's had previously voice serious concerns over safety issues the atlanta the poetry. next for thousands of children in rumania seeing their mother or father is becoming a rare luxury and that's because the crippling economic situation in the countries driving parents to seek work abroad their strive for
a better future is already coming quite a high cost as artie's gore piskun off explains. it's become very rare that ten year old willing to even guess to see her mother she left romania to work in italy a year ago leaving her daughter with her grandparents there was a it's very sad because i have no one to talk about my problems to this. is younger and much more introverted he prefers to spend more time alone both of his parents work in germany while he's also being raised by his grandmother. they sent be toys and clothes but i don't remember when was the last time i saw them. unfortunately nowadays in romania cases such as well in china and greece are far from unusual so this here is called the heart of wishes filled with notes from the children where they wrote their wishes and they were told that they would come true next year so all of these notes are about parents for instance this one says i wish my mom would
come back from london bring toys and then would go together to another countries another one here says i wish my mom would come back from italy and i wish my dad would find a job. sure these kids haven't been abandoned by their parents in fact one of the main reasons they want to work abroad is to ensure a better life for them but the long distance relationship can be much harder on children than it may she they feel isolated. might feel depressed they feel length shows and they may be not having so much friends like those. according to official figures over eighty thousand remaining children have their parents working abroad but n.g.o.s are reporting much higher numbers between three hundred fifty thousand since most parents used to head off without notifying authorities. the situation is they see here especially when the mother is
leaving. mainly for the smaller kids because they're very attached to their mothers and also when. especially when the girls start adonis sons and they need some guidance and support recently the government passed a law obliging all parents not only to notify the state when we head off to work abroad but to appoint someone to be responsible for their children in court while they were gone but frankly with the average salary in romania barely reaching four hundred euros per month it's unlikely parents will stop looking for what the broad anytime soon do you go to spin off r.t. bucharest romania. i will be back with the very latest news headlines at the top of the hour do stay with us on r.t. next up for you it's crosstalk.
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