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Iraq / Militants Advance / A Discussion #1067619

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Baghdad: Nic Robertson; Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The latest developments in the fight for Iraq reviewed; the border bombing perhaps by Syrian aircraft, the state of readiness in Baghdad for an ISIS attack, the role of Iran in intelligence gathering for the Shia regime, the US military advisers. [Saban Center for Middle East Policy Ken POLLACK - comments on the positions of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who believes his rivals are traitors and that he is the Iraqi nationalist; notes the Iraq and Syria civil wars have merged!.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "Out of the Mountains" author and military adviser David Kilcullen about Iraq. [KILCULLEN - outlines the problems with the Iraqi army leaving a de facto partition of Iraq into three regions because the US pulled out too early and the Iraqi government reneged on deals with Sunnis and Kurds.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Robertson, Nic;
Starr, Barbara

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