Beirut explosion: Missile strike, negligence, or sabotage? (Full show)

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Published on 5 Aug 2020, 19:39
A cataclysmic explosion in Beirut caused tremendous devastation on Tuesday, killing at least 100 people and injuring thousands. The source has been traced to a tremendous stockpile of ammonium nitrate unsafely stored at the city's densely populated port area. Was the explosion the tragic result of negligence, or something more sinister? "In the Now" host Rania Khalek joins Rick Sanchez from Beirut to share her eyewitness account. Then RT's Paula Slier joins from Israel to discuss official reactions to the tragedy and popular speculation and finger-pointing. Plus, former Pentagon advisor Michael Maloof shares his insights about what may have caused the explosion.

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