Conflicts of Interest: Western Sanctions Fail to Stop Russia from Ramping Up Its War Machine

On COI #472, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman cover the latest on the war in Ukraine, the Middle East, and Julian Assange.

Kyle breaks down a report showing Russia’s ammunition production has doubled despite the US-led sanctions blitz, Kiev’s attack on Russian ships in Crimea with Storm Shadow cruise missiles provided by the UK, this week’s meeting between North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as Australian MPs demanding the US drop their charges against Assange.

Connor discusses upcoming major US-Israeli war drills eyeing Iran, Tel Aviv’s latest bombings in Syria, US backed militias’ continuing clashes in eastern Syria, Washington’s new strategic security pact with Bahrain, plus Tehran’s prisoner swap with Washington and what it means for further diplomatic opportunities with the Islamic Republic.’

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