Flashpoints

Michael Brown and Police Brutality One Year Later and more…

mbToday on Flashpoints: We revisit the issue of police brutality as tension grows, following the one year anniversary of Michael Brown’s murder in Ferguson, Missouri. Next, we cover protests in Japan, following a decision by the Japanese government to reactivate the first nuclear power plant, since the Fukushima disaster in 2011. Then, as Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Cuba to open the US embassy there, we discuss the future of US/Cuba relations. Finally, we continues our coverage of Syria’s talks between Russia and Saudi Arabia, take a new turn due to the disputes over the future of Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad

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