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u.k. government is accused of wasting billions of pounds of foreign aid not caring where the cash ends up as long as it's in a positive light. is deploying troops along turkey's border with syria. for help to fend itself from the conflict next door. the palestinian authorities official renaming of the state of palestine does little to help the families of israel's pows pollutants. and also reporting the french film started out arrives in russia amid speculation he's come to receive a russian passport after putting in
a tax route. around the world online on satellite this is a t.v. twenty four hours a day live from moscow the u.k. government's charitable enterprises abroad could be doing nothing to help the world's pull in fact a center right think tank says the billions of pounds in taxpayers' money being spent and part of a p.r. campaign to promote the image of the government when earlier i discussed with smith when exactly this cash is ending up. well let me give you three quite stark examples the first is the example of british eight ethiopia which totals three hundred million pounds evidence studies b.b.c. investigation shows that in fact it wasn't used to help poor people it was used by the ethiopian government meant a corrupt hold on power the u.k. government refutes that saying that the money doesn't even go through the
government but according to human rights watch they say it does and this investigation showed that in fact supporters of the opposition weren't allowed to receive food or seeds or fertilizer which is what the aid was destined for a second example is in india a three hundred eighty eight million pound project aimed at improving indian schools the government here hailed as a huge success they said more children are going to school as a result of it but the indian government says that around seventy million pounds of it was either stolen or lost much of it was allocated to schools that didn't even exist and that some of it went to by cause for dignitaries officials in india again the u.k. government refutes that and nigeria thirdly one hundred million pound project improve again the quality of education in nigeria an independent report showed that actually the results of it had been not to improve the quality of education at all
and they awarded the projects in nigeria their second lowest rating again the government here refutes that same report sources that only visited a handful of schools so it's a pretty damning indictment of what's happening to all this money so vast sums of money how does it exactly help the image or british politicians. well of course the conservative party here in this country has an image of sort of stinginess and only wanting to help the rich and it does go a long way towards getting rid of an image like that it shows that that politicians are magnanimous sort of make them seem very generous this information does suggest that the government doesn't really care where the money goes or how it's ministers or how effective it is it only cares that it's seen to be giving this city the study is really quite critical isn't it does it suggest the u.k. should stop helping communities abroad altogether i know it's not suggesting that it's just suggesting that the money is allocated and administered much more
efficiently of course this is all happening against a backdrop of austerity at home and many people are saying you know forget forget giving money abroad let's keep it here at home where it's really needed at the moment so here we're saying we're duction same benefits even for very poor people we're seeing tax hikes we're seeing raids on particularly public sector pensions so a lot of people say keep this money at home don't give it don't give it a broad and the budget is continually increasing it's now going to be no point seven percent of gross national income and that equates to five hundred pounds a year for every household in a lot of people say you know we could do something here at home with that five hundred pounds note has begun deploying surface to air missiles on turkey's border with syria the alliance approved the reinforcements last month after requested support nato claims the move is to help defend its member from the conflict in syria germany and the netherlands are preparing to ship more patriot batteries next
week six units are due to be operational by the end of january but moscow said the deployment will only serve to escalate tension in the region during the psalter middle eastern history and politics professor from university says nato will have no excuse to use them. there is no possibility at all no likelihood that syria will attack turkey the only circumstances in which those missiles would be used was would be if there were a nato attack initiated from turkey into syria and then of course syria would strike back the situation has changed i mean it's quite clear that from the beginning of this crisis that this and the syrian coalition did want to attack syria but i think that the sect this government stayed in place for the last two years despite everything being thrown at the fact the syrian army has not disintegrate the fact that we've seen virtually every single day news of most terrible atrocities being carried out by these armed groups the fact these armed groups have rejected the authority of the council formed in doha the fact that the ha council has no support inside syria up to
a kind of very clear message to the americans in particular that they have to kind of change the course in syria and come up with something different i think that libya in particular had a very very significant effect on american thinking because the americans back these groups in libya and one of them to a panic children ambassador and this caused great shock in washington and so when the americans look at the situation and we know that there are voices inside the ducange reaction when the nato secretary general anders fogh rasmussen is one of them we know that britain and france you know talk in a silly belligerent fashion but the case the situation is in washington and i don't think the americans have any interest in taking this any further because they know perfectly well that to actually intervene in syria would trigger off a major regional crisis much much bigger than we're already seeing. sutter has held a mass rally in garza a stronghold of its palestinian political rival hamas thousands of fatah supporters flooded the streets for the first time in years they were celebrating the forty
eighth anniversary of the movement which was removed from power in gaza after a two thousand and seven election welcomed the rally is a renewed attempt by the rival palestinian parties to reconcile and find ways to share power israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is concerned have mass viewed by israel as a terrorist group could take over palestine political analyst in the near he says netanyahu sphere is a baseless hamas will have to look to the hand they are in fact that will have to look into the hamas in the eye and both sides have to agree on only one thing we don't need more of the consolation talks we don't need more the conciliation agreements because there were so many agreement signed between the two parties but not one of them has been honored or implemented but how it's going to take over palestine the concerns of netanyahu are baseless and groundless he's the only israeli leader who has been giving support to hamas i'm not only to him that's what i do every extremist group on the palestinian side simply because he's dumping the
palestinian moderates is dumping the leadership of president abbas he's dumping the put the political negotiations with the with the palestinians and he's carrying on his own agenda of increasing the number of the wood settlements in the west bank even though they are illegally they are illegal under international law he carries on his policies set up every chance of reaching a state solution between the palestinians and the israelis if the israeli withdrawal from gaza was based on an agreement with the palestinian authority we have we would have seen a totally different middle east today president mahmoud abbas is officially change the name of the palestinian administration to the state of palestine but despite this and the recent status upgrade by the u.n. the nation still remains all united is on his policy reports thousands of families are torn in two by israeli borders. this is the erez crossing one of five land crossings between israel and gaza getting through here is tough you need the right
permission and papers but this crossing does not just separate israel from gaza it also divides families who are trapped on either side of the border these are the tears of a boy who hasn't seen his father in three years mohammed left gaza in search of a better life for his family but what he found on the other side of the border was loneliness and despair and what he left behind destress and fear. i miss my father a lot and i want to see him i'm afraid a lot my father must come back here we must go and live with him but he can't come and we can't go. all they have now to remind him of him are photographs and the occasional phone call. loved me i can't live like this anymore i'm sick i'm having a nervous breakdown this happens when a man is very sad and when he has a lot of pressure on his soul and heart this family is just one of thousands torn
apart by israel's separation policy that makes it almost impossible to move between the west bank and gaza it was only after mohamed had moved that he found out his family could not follow because while he and one of his children have west bank identity papers his wife and four other children don't for reasons unknown to them . it was a big surprise for me they told me there is a possibility of changing it so i sent the papers up until now they have the file but they refused to give permission for them to come i can't give up on my kids but i also want to give them a future. israel says the west bank is a closed military zone and it has the right to prevent people from entering it even those from gaza but palestinians have extensive family ties in both areas and the policy affects just about everyone and there are a number of policies that explicitly say that family separation is not
a justification for being allowed to enter the west bank so even if there's no serious security claim against an individual even if there's no question that that mother is separated from her child that's not enough to justify a travel international law protects freedom of movement and israel itself has recognized gaza in the west bank as a single territorial unit but that's not enough to guarantee something people in the rest of the world take for granted a couple from different cities wanting to get married or a father looking for work. the children miss him so much they hold these pictures and cry when they speak with him on the phone this is that it's enough come back and he says i can't i want to bring you all to the west bank who want to go and live with him it would be safer for the children and they have a better life. that it's a choice no father should have to make to be separated from his family so he can provide for them or join him and together face a bleak future policy r.t.
israel gaza. this is all to do with the twenty four hours a day the french movie star is apparently a step closer to becoming a russian he's rolling in the front seat resort of sochi where he could finally receive his new poll sport after quitting home and attacks rob more head on that story for you. and also examine how a wave of political correctness has turned america into a hyper sensitive nation leaving many more prone to voicing the town. of holy week over though if you. choose to use the consensus here to. choose the opinions that you. choose the stories that impact your life choose the access to.
you're watching r.t. the news continues now the french movie star. has arrived in the russian black sea resort of sochi he's apparently traveled there to pick up his new russian passport after he was granted citizenship it comes after he turned his back on his native france over escalating taxes. as the details. according to russian president's press secretary dmitry peskov currencies are as a preview is on a personal trip to some achieve and there is a possibility that he might attend an informal meeting with the president flies middle pugin and there he might be given his brand new russian passport meanwhile gerard depardieu has already been granted russian citizenship and before that he really wants his french citizenship and move to belgium where we pointedly he has some real estate now this news comes as french president francois juan is trying to push forward a law that will see french citizens who earn more than one million euro piece
seventy five percent of their earnings to taxes meanwhile in another french legendary movie i can brigitte bardot is also think of following the footsteps of gillard to preview however her movie is backed by a complete reason now she's also a veteran anymore rice complainer and she has threatened to apply for russian citizenship if authorities euphemized peer off the sick alice phones at a zoo in new home now explaining why she thought of russia she said that she believed that president was a man of fortune has done more to protect and you most event all the fringe presidents all together and she also said that every time she asked for something as the animal rights to complain or he always helped her she also called him the president off her heart after he banned the hunting of young seals and indeed president vladimir putin has burned a reputation of a true anymore lover during the years of his presidency and when he was the prime
minister. and europe at spanish locksmiths who say they now hold the key to us thirty eight minutes after they refused to cooperate any longer with the authorities who've been repossessed in homes and demanding a change of locks you can find out more about that on our website at the moment. and in a fight to bring down the crime rate in mexico local authorities destroyed thousands of toy guns you can find out why. former french president nicolas sarkozy allegedly received over fifty million euros in illegal campaign money from the late libyan leader moammar gadhafi a lebanese born businessman who's facing corruption charges says he will provide evidence in a french court some of the claims of previously be made by other witnesses christophe berra who is chief editor of weekly magazine l'express says if these allegations are proved to be true they could uncover a deeper trail of corruption. it's true that libya under gadhafi
must have generated lots of dirty money with a system in place that poured cash into western countries look at this alleged contribution to sarkozy's campaign fifteen million euros the maximum presidential campaign expenditure is twenty two million euros fifty million that's more than double what so this left over money certainly didn't go towards a campaign but instead ended up in someone's pockets but tangible proof is needed as of now there is only a statement by one man on trial who's trying to blame someone else to shift the attention away from himself which carries the legal weight of the coming away later in the program online activists keep us society at all it's. i work for the government i don't appreciate people hacking us social justice is real thing and so something has to. feel like we have the means to do it and we should do it. resident people in new york their feelings on
a prominent group of hackers who vowed to be very active in twenty thirty that's just ahead for. now some other stories making headlines around the world this hour that is what has president hugo chavez can still remain president even if he's too ill to attend his own swearing in ceremony on tuesday that's according to the country's vice president nicolas maduro said the supreme court today could delay the event to a later date speculation has been growing about chavez's declining health following confirmation that he suffered complications following surgery in cuba for cancer the opposition's call for new elections to be announced within thirty days if the president fails to return. police use water cannon to disperse angry crowds around one hundred loyalist attacked offices in the northern irish capital belfast police are also investigating reports of shots were fired during the clashes today's violence follows a string of overnight rioting in different parts of the city nine policemen were
injured loyalist anger has been sparked by a decision to end a century old tradition of flying the british union flag over city hall year round . hundreds of people have been running in pakistan administered kashmir to mark the day of self-determination commemorating a nine hundred forty nine un resolution which said the people in the region should have the right to their own sovereignty protest to shout at. you and slogans in a demonstration organized by a local group which wants the region to become part of pakistan has been disputed by the two countries since they gained independence in one nine hundred forty seven . thousands of people have been left stranded in australia as numerous wildfires rage across the island of tasmania at least one hundred homes have been destroyed and hundreds of locals have been evacuated from the area and these thirty percent of all buildings have burnt down in one community east of the tasmanian capital hobart while roads on part of the island still remain cut off by the fires which the country is currently dealing with scorching temperatures reaching over forty
degrees celsius. freedom of expression has been one of the pillars of america since it was found it but the modern phenomenon of political correctness means one person's freedom of speech could be someone else's insult or his murder porn or examines how candid expression is turned into a touchy subject. america is a country that pioneers freedom of expression but is the rising tide of political correctness reigning in the right to say what you think white people do well to hold back to to to actually speak their mind it's almost as though you have a sort of a code to call them sometimes you want to call a spade a spade and sometimes you want to call it trouble according to risk news and poll the majority of citizens think the u.s. is overdosing on p.c. turning the land of the free into a nation of hyper sensitive sissies. were even corn chips can cause mass controversy in this ad
a priest substituted to read zero for the eucharist the body of christ. the commercial was created for a possible super bowl broadcast but after an uproar among catholics frito lay apologized and pulled the plug on the satirical spot during a commercial being pulled is a classic example of americans freaking out about something insulting to do with religion i understand why the catholic league might flip out that's their job however be able to laugh at yourself folks. the price of humor can end up costing big maybe captain owen honors entrusted with a nuclear powered aircraft carrier worth half a billion dollars was fired over racy morale boosting videos created years ago having survived eighty five combat missions owen was shot down by fertility style gestures and comments but as for the man who wrote nineteenth century classics not even mark twain is protected from present day p.c.
two of tweens books are being republished with the word sleeve replacing the n. word it's about laziness it's not about liberal guilt to not want to do a friend or conservatives want to want to sanitize or plain vanilla history and art it's really about laziness we don't we don't want to trust people to look and examine to look at something. and then go beyond that said what does it mean what were those times like what is the author trying to say when film critic roger ebert took to twitter to criticize the censorship he was criticized for simply writing the n word a federal jury will soon decide if white people can use the n. word at work and this as a white t.v. reporter is suing a fox news affiliate in philadelphia after being fired for using the n. word during a staff meeting white house chief of staff rahm emanuel has apologized he's apologized and of course the r word can also make you a glorified villain as was the case when former chief of staff rahm emanuel privately called
a group of liberals retards rahm emanuel and i think he has some indecent and insensitive ways of being sarah pailin as of. e.s.p.n. sensitivity surrounding sex has become a touchy subject announcer ron franklin was fired for allegedly calling a female reporter sweet baby when it's a political correctness has a neuter in the american language creating a super sensitive society incapable of laughing things off a p.c. employee that's left more people biting their tongues for fear that freedom of expression may be more trouble than it's worth more important artsy new york. it's the news which will breathe fear into companies and governments worldwide the problem packing organization anonymous has validated twenty thirteen it will stir things up more than ever before with a wave of fresh cyber attacks when all these very new york resident went to find out if the underground group still has the support of the people it claims to be
fighting for. the hacking collective anonymous issued a statement warning the world to expect them in two thousand and thirteen is that a good thing this week let's talk about that it is an all course of business that they interfere with they can write their congressman they can vote. i work for the government i don't appreciate people hacking us we've got people's personal information that has to be protected that these people that they decided hey i want to take that. that's their information because they've decided to take the law into their own hands this is ok yes definitely keep on going why are they important in the world today well because to bring a certain information to the public. because of the activity is social justice is
a real thing and so something has to be done if you like if we have the means to do it then we should do it what about the fact that they do it anonymously they don't show their face or their name do you think that they have to because what they're doing is illegal or do you think they should show their names and faces but i think showing their names and faces would just block them out blacklist them and stamp them out so i think that's the reason why it be anonymous i think they're meddling kids legally should not be doing what they're doing definitely but so do we just let governments and corporations do whatever they want unchecked no not unchecked but do it legally through the law and follow the guidelines that are set before us for example with the united states were built on the constitution and that's how we have to follow the law through that i'm against anything illegal just because i like to follow rules and i don't want to be put in jail or i wouldn't want to be put in jail even if it does mean sticking out for other people love them or hate them anonymous has promised to put on
a good show for twenty thirteen well to. they have to wait to see if they live up to that promise. well that's it for me in the news team for the moment we'll be back with more for you know about thirty five minutes from now in the meantime how will the u.s. stock market thing this year twenty thirteen along with the rest of the world as a result will find out in couple account would learn this and that's often a short break stay with us. ron paul has rejected the national rifle association safety plan and by safety plan
the n.r.a. proposes basically turning every school in america into a prison camp so on this one ron paul i'm with you in the wake of the tragic events at sandy hook elementary and every vice president wayne la pierre called on congress to immediately appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every school so yeah what is the solution to isolated incidents of extreme violence make every child live their entire school life at gun point before putting armed guards in schools maybe we should take a look at the fact that more than twenty five percent of american kids are on medication and that's just the kids altering their mental state legally mom is working two jobs so she isn't around dad is a wall and the t.v. who's the new parent shows kids nothing but images glorify violence for revenge and torture when someone is getting harassed every day at school and maybe getting harassed at home they feel totally alone and they see no future and no escape from the hell that they're in they are going to take drastic measures to get out of it
you know in the fifty's sixty's and seventy's there were still plenty of guns and there were no armed officers in schools but there were no shootings society changed and school violence erupted societies what needs to change to call them things back down but that's just my opinion. good afternoon welcome to capital account i'm lauren lyster here in washington d.c. these are your headlines for friday january fourth two thousand and thirteen in the stock market partying like it's nineteen ninety nine i don't know what explains the market gains over the last year despite the risks and arguments from some corners of central bank rigging and who's buying when so many americans have been pulling out will have peace prosperity is chris martenson and get his outlook for two thousand and thirteen zero and talk about this one.
you're. going to show you. how about a trillion dollar magic coin solution to the debt ceiling a lot of guts plus after the fed minutes came out yesterday gold humbled some are arguing the gold these this in general is shaken some gold traders according to bloomberg expect prices to rebound from the longest weekly losing streak in eight years here to talk about what is going on in the precious metals markets is keep whiner he is president of the gold standard institute and c.e.o. of monetary metals and our discussion of the dairy cliff sent some viewers over the you tube commenter glyph will pull the conversation back from the ledge of your feedback and deliver a special message just for your audience you won't want to miss it let's get to today's capital account.