Violence in Iraq

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The situation in Iraq continues to devolve. Mosul and Tikrit, two important northern cities, are now in the hands of the Al Qaeda-related group ISIS. And their forces continue to push towards Baghdad. Meanwhile Iraqi security troops are reportedly abandoning their posts.

Credits

Guest:
Robin Wright - joint fellow at the US Institute of Peace and Woodrow Wilson Center, and contributing writer for the New Yorker - @wrightr

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott