Two top U.S. generals told a congressional committee that Iraq could slide into all-out civil war, and the departing British ambassador to Iraq wrote a memo citing de facto partition as a more likely near-term outcome for Iraq than stable democracy. Diane and her guests talk about the role of U.S. forces in Iraq.

Guests

  • Lawrence Korb senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration.
  • Nathan Hodge staff writer for Jane's Defence Weekly
  • Laith Kubba director of the Middle East program at the National Endowment for Democracy and former spokesman for the Iraqi interim government of Ibrahim al Jafari
  • Andrew Krepinevich executive director of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Related Links

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Feb 05 2016The U.N. suspends Syrian peace talks until late this month. The U.S. plans to quadruple military spending in Europe as a signal to Russia. And American officials express concern about ISIS in Libya. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Feb 05 2016As the New Hampshire primary looms, Republicans brawl over tactics used in the Iowa caucuses. The F.B.I. joins the Flint drinking water investigation. And President Obama calls for religious tolerance at his first mosque visit. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.