New Escalation: Iran Deploys Navy to Red Sea After US Strikes Yemen’s Houthis
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Melik Abdul opened the new year with a discussion on a plethora of topics from around the globe, including Iran’s decision to deploy its navy to the Red Sea.
In the first hour, Fault Lines spoke to international relations and security analyst Mark Sleboda about the latest from the battlefield in the Donbass region, along with a discussion on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s claim that he would isolate Crimea in 2024.
To open the second hour, Fault Lines held a discussion with journalist Angie Wong about Maine’s decision to remove presidential candidate Donald Trump from its 2024 ballot, making it the second US state to do so.
Later in the hour, political commentator Misty Winston spoke to Fault Lines about US President Joe Biden’s vacation to St. Croix amid the chaos in the Middle East and other places around the world.
In the final hour, veteran war correspondent Elijah Magnier joined the show to discuss Iran’s decision to deploy a naval warship to the Red Sea as tensions with the US increase over the war in Gaza.