Red Lines host Anya Parampil talks with journalist Rania Khalek, of In the Now’s “Soapbox” series, about the 2020 presidential campaign season.
Anya and Rania discuss recent smears against Sanders in the Washington Post which charge Russia is supporting him in the democratic primary, as well as the possibility of a brokered Democratic Party convention. Rania also responds to allegations she takes orders from Russian President Vladimir Putin just because she works for In the Now.
Anya Parampil is a journalist based in Washington, DC. She has produced and reported several documentaries, including on-the-ground reports from the Korean peninsula, Palestine, Venezuela, and Honduras.
While Lebanon’s protests remain focused on the economy and widespread corruption, Washington is increasingly determined to exploit the movement as a geopolitical weapon in the region.
By Rania Khalek
Continue reading “Technocracy now: The US is working to turn Lebanon’s anti-corruption protests against Hezbollah”
Rania Khalek is an independent journalist living in Beirut, Lebanon. She is the co-host of the Unauthorized Disclosure podcast.
With its bombings of Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, is Israel trying to stop an attack from Iran and its allies, as it claims, or is it trying to provoke one? Rania Khalek analyzes Israel’s escalating violence and how it could potentially help jihadist groups in the region.
Continue reading “Israeli attacks provoke Iran, Hezbollah – and could help jihadists”
Aaron Maté is a journalist and producer. He hosts Pushback with Aaron Maté on The Grayzone. He is also is contributor to The Nation magazine and former host/producer for The Real News and Democracy Now!. Aaron has also presented and produced for Vice, AJ+, and Al Jazeera.