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Iraq / Crisis / US Role / ISIS / A Discussion #1069972

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 07, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The ISIS militants advancing in Iraq examined; video of the jihadist group and maps of territory it controls shown; details given about the group's vision as a governing power ruling through Sharia law.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Bob Baer, "Quartz" editor Bobby Ghosh†† and "The Guardian" editor Spencer Ackerman about ISIS in Iraq. [BAER - says there is word that American ISIS members are coming across the border; explains the "Sunni intifada" against the Shiites and Kurds.] [GHOSH - says ISIS seems to enjoy slaughtering people--fellow Muslims: it is a death cult; explains that the Peshmerga†† no longer has military experience.] [ACKERMAN - talks about ISIS's handling of social media.]

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