KNX InDepth (June 14, 2019)

KNX In Depth
Friday, June 14th
Iran accused of attacking oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, as the entire region goes on a war footing. Russian bombers flying aggressive missions close to Alaska, while Russian warships come close to ramming American destroyers. And North Korean ballistic missiles flying fast and furious.

Security threats to the United States comes from all directions, and none of them is simple. Ash Carter, who was Secretary of Defense under President Obama, knows this better than most people. Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter, the author of a new book, is coming up on In Depth.

This scenario is no longer difficult to imagine: a "deepfake" video posted on Facebook, purporting to show some political figure saying racist or inflammatory things, appearing to back up up conspiracy theories, sparks violent protests that spin out of control.

It's the latest concern around the power of social media platforms, and it's what we're talking about on In Depth with Jessica Powell, the former vice president of Google.

And.....43 years. That's how long it's going to take the average person living in Los Angeles to save up enough money to afford the down-payment on a median priced home here.