Unlikely Bedfellows Join Forces in the Battle for Tikrit

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Iran is helping Iraqi forces re-take territory from the so-called Islamic State—but the US is not part of the action. We update the battle for the city of Tikrit, potential conflicts between Iraqi Sunnis and Shiites and the possibility of Iraq becoming an even more divided country.

Also, GOP dissent over a letter sent to Iran on a nuclear deal, and the racist roots of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Photo: Iraqi Defense Minister Shawkat B. Zebari, and US Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a press conference in Baghdad, March 9, 2015 (D. Myles Cullen/US Department of Defense)



Warren Olney