The Islamic State Is Making Advances Despite Air Strikes

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Airstrikes by the US and other countries have not yet slowed advances by the so-called Islamic State–ISIS or ISIL. One place threatened by the brutal extremists is Kobane, a Kurdish town in Syria near the border with Turkey. We’ll hear reports and analysis of how the warfare is going.

Credits

Guests:
Liz Sly - Washington Post - @lizsly, Asli Aydintasbas - Milliyet - @asliaydintasbas, Robin Wright - contributing writer at The New Yorker magazine, and a joint fellow at U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson Center - @wrightr, Borzou Daragahi - BuzzFeed News - @borzou, Douglas Ollivant - New America Foundation - @DouglasOllivant

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Claire Martin, Andrea Brody, Benjamin Gottlieb