On Tuesday, President Trump made his third address to the United Nations General Assembly amid simmering tensions in the Middle East over recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, which the United States blames on Iran.
Tehran denies the allegations.
Trump also lashed out at China and Venezuela.
Democracy Now! speaks with Vijay Prashad, director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and chief editor of LeftWord Books. His latest article for Salon is headlined “World leaders gather at the UN in the face of war, climate catastrophe & global worker exploitation.”
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