Episode

6/16 Matt Duss: Iraq: All We Did & Still Can Get Wrong

June 16, 2014

Matt Duss of the Center For American Progress explains the roots of Iraq’s current crisis, why the surge and the Sunni awakening did not create a new political culture in Iraq, how Iraq’s Sunni’s are repressed, how powerful is ISIS? Internal Sunni divisions in Iraq, why the Kurds are succeeding, remembering the full history of failure in Iraq and what could armed intervention achieve?

Also a Republican journalist look for ways to reduce school shootings without actually reducing them

On The Fun Half: Ari Fleischer forgets what year we invaded Iraq, Judith Miller is still talking about Iraq, all the war hawks who it it wrong and what they want now, a Muslim journalist insulted at a State GOP convention in Texas, , Alex Jones reporter shouts about injustice after being arrested for trying to break into a military base and your calls and IMs.

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