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Libya / ISIS Crisis / Egyptians Execution / Language / A Discussion #1079146

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) The investigation into the English-speaking ISIS spokesman at the execution of Egyptian Christians in Libya, the claim ISIS might be harvesting organs from victims, a report Iraqis were burned by ISIS during fighting in Iraq discussed; photos shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The war in Washington over words about violent extremism introduced. [President OBAMA - says Al Qaeda & ISIS are desperate for legitimacy, but their premise of religious legitimacy is false.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Fareed Zakaria & "Radical" author Maajid Nawaz about the language of "Islamic extremism." [ZAKARIA - explains Obama's use of language for political, not scholarly, reasons; outlines the conditions allowing groups like Al Qaeda/ISIS to flourish.] [NAWAZ - uses the word "Islamist/Islamism," a political/ideological word.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Sciutto, Jim
Duration:
00:13:10

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