Inside the Americas

Democrats struggle to make their voices heard amid US-Iran tensions

INSIDE THE AMERICAS
INSIDE THE AMERICAS © France 24
By: Genie GODULA Follow | Stéphanie CHEVAL | Sonia BARITELLO | Marion LORY
13 min

An air strike on two sites in Iraq housing US forces has revived US-Iran tensions. For the Iranians, it was payback for a targeted US drone strike that killed Iran's top general. The escalation in tensions has left many Democrats up in arms. They fear Trump is abusing his power and putting America in an uncomfortable position. Our correspondent Matthieu Mabin takes a closer look. 

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Staying in the US, the man who once ruled Hollywood is in court on charges of rape. The trial of Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein got underway this week in New York. 

And we take you backstage at the longest-running show on Broadway, "The Phantom of the Opera".

 

 

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