The United States announced a new round of sanctions against North Korea, blocking any transfers or dealings with six North Korean ships, 16 individuals and nine companies. The US accuses them of helping Kim Jong-un’s weapons program. For more, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by Sourabh Gupta, a policy specialist for the Institute of China-America Studies.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.