The Islamic State launches a counterattack in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as the battle to retake Mosul intensifies. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And the president of the Philippines says his country is pivoting away from the U.S. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
A panel talks about Islam, the Koran, and a man named Sayyid Qutb, an Egyptian Muslim philosopher whose work has been studied as an important influence on Islamic terrorists today.
- John Esposito director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and author of "Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam" (Oxford)
- Paul Berman author of "Terror and Liberalism" (W.W. Norton) and of "The Philosopher of Islamic Terror" in "The New York Times Magazine", March 23, 2003
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