This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Pentagon: Barbara Starr) The US concerns about Erbil that is being advanced on by ISIS fighters with US air strikes possible to protect the Americans and the emerging humanitarian crisis with airdrops of supplies discussed,
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The view from the White House about the crisis in Iraq and the issue of "mission creep," the threat to Erbil discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Jim Sciutto) The situation in Iraq with a deterioration on the ground with Americans in Erbil being threatened as ISIS expands into north and western Iraq discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Erbil: Ivan Watson) The situation around Erbil as ISIS advances pushing Kurdish forces back from the flatlands discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with retired Lt. Col. Rick Francona, CNN's Fran Tonwsend and "New York Times" Stephen Farrell about Iraq. FRANCONA - talks about delivering the humanitarian aid to the people in the mountain and the threat to Erbil; notes the Iraqi army has collapsed.] [FARRELL- talks about the threat to this minority Iraqi sect.] [TOWNSEND - talks about the tactical discussions at the White House.]
(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.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat about the cease-fire. [From the West Bank, ERELAT - says the cease-fire should be extended, but the suffering people need aid; reiterates the Palestinians want a cease-fire.]