Iraqi forces seize portions of Kurdistan

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Two American allies are pitted against each other as the Iraqi military is moving into Kirkuk three weeks after the Kurdistan Region voted overwhelmingly to declare independence. Borzou Daragahi, a correspondent for Buzzfeed News based in Istanbul, looks at the simmering tensions among regional powers and the challenges they pose for the US.

Credits

Guest:
Borzou Daragahi - BuzzFeed News - @borzou

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Yael Even Or, Andrea Brody, Evan George, Devan Schwartz