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Iraq / Militants Advance #1067303

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 15, 2014
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The claims from the Irai militant group ISIS of the massacre of Iraqi government soldiers reported; photos and the US carrier in the Persian Gulf shown.

(Baghdad: Clarissa Ward) The sectarian tensions in Iraq featured; scenes and photos shown from Baghdad, including government helicopter attacks on militant targets, the recruitment of Shiite volunteers.

(Studio: Jeff Glor) Map of areas under ISIS control in Iraq and Syria shown.

(Studio: Jeff Glor; Erbil: Holly Williams) The ISIS leadership, led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdad††, who wants to set up a state based on Islamic law, discussed.

(Studio: Jeff Glor) Live discussion held with security contributor Mike Morrell about Iraq. [MORRELL - lists the US options to influence the situation in Iraq, the need for precise intelligence , the role of Iran, the growing ISIS numbers, the likelihood Baghdad can be defended despite suicide attacks.]

Reporter(s):
Glor, Jeff;
Ward, Clarissa;
Williams, Holly
Duration:
00:06:40

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