This program is about 13 hours long
(Baghdad: Ben Wedeman) The ongoing effort by ISIS to take all of Anbar province featured; ISIS videos of troops training and a downed drone shown; scenes shown of Iraqi troops on the outskirts of Baghdad; maps shown; details given about the shortcomings of the Iraqi army and the appeal for American forces to join the battle. A series of car bombings in Baghdad and government-controlled areas noted. Baghdad’s defenses discussed.
(Studio: Ana Cabrera) Live discussion held with retired Lt. Col. Rick Francona and Daily Beast writer Jamie Dettmer about the ISIS advance. [FRANCONA, DETTMER – comment on the threat to Baghdad, the impact of coalition air strikes, the issue of boots on the ground and Turkey’s role in the crisis.]
(New York: Alison Kosik) The screening of passengers for Ebola at US airports featured; map shown of Ebola hot zones. [CDC infectious disease specialist Dr. Martin CETRON- says we can’t get the risk to zero.]