Evidence That it Was Ukraine, Not Russia Behind the Sabotage of the Nord Stream Gas Pipelines
We begin with the revelations from The Washington Post that a small group of six Ukrainian operatives blew up the Nord Stream gas pipelines which the US government blamed on Russia leading to many journalists, including myself reporting that the Kremlin was most likely behind the sabotage. Joining us to discuss how Ukraine’s military intelligence headed by General Budanov is striking back at Russia as Putin wantonly destroys Ukrainian cities and infrastructure is Michael Weiss, Senior Correspondent for Yahoo News who has reported on international affairs for over ten years with a focus on the Middle East and Russia. He has interviewed ISIS operatives and Russian spies; published and curated a series of still-classified KGB training manuals; reported from rebel-held Syria and war-torn Ukraine; broken major stories about financial corruption; and exposed the Russian intelligence services’ ongoing subversion efforts in the United States and Europe. He is the the author of The Menace of Unreality: How Russia Weaponizes Information, Culture and Money and coauthor of the New York Times Bestseller ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror.
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The Supreme Court’s Shadow Docket Where 99% of Unseen, Unsigned and Unexplained Cases are Decided
Then finally we look into the Supreme Court’s shadow docket where 99% of the decisions take place in unseen, unsigned and unexplained cases with many aligning with Republican political priorities. Joining us is Stephen Vladeck, who holds the Charles Alan Wright Chair in Federal Courts at the University of Texas School of Law and is a nationally recognized expert on the federal courts, constitutional law, national security law, and military justice. He has argued over a dozen cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Texas Supreme Court, and has testified before numerous congressional committees. His latest book, a New York Times bestseller, is The Shadow Docket: How the Supreme Court Uses Stealth Rulings to Amass Power.