This program is 28 minutes long
(Baghdad: Clarissa Ward) The advance in Iraq by Sunni militants against major cities and the Shiite government with the collapse of the Iraqi army featured; scenes shown from Baghdad and from an ISIS video. The move of ISIS towards Samarra, home of a Shiite shrine, discussed.
(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The Shiite-Sunni divide outlined.
(Erbil: Holly Williams) The Iraqi Sunni refugees featured; scenes shown of refugees that support ISIS. [Nineveh Governor Atheel al-NUJAIFI- comments on the situation.]
(Studio: Jim Axelrod; Washington: Juan Zarate) The role of US warships in the gulf in case the US has to evacuate citizens, the complications of Iranian involvement and the religious divide in the region discussed.
(London: Charlie D'Agata) The shooting down in Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists of a military transport plane featured; scenes of the plane going down, protests in Kiev and Russian tanks shown. [US State Department official Marie HART- comments on the tanks.]
(New York: Vinita Nair) The battle between two companies for tourists at Niagara Falls examined; scenes shown of cruise boats. [Hornblower CEO Terry MacRAE, Canadian Mist spokesman Kevin KEENAN, Capt. Mark KEYS- comment on the tourism business.]
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Elaine Quijano) The 1950 soccer match between powerhouse Brazil and underdog Uruguay featured; scenes shown from the still-remembered match. [Soccer analyst John COTERO- recalls the atmosphere for the match.]