The Latest On The Violence In Iraq
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Iraq’s biggest oil refinery is partially on fire after an attack from the Islamic extremist from the group, ISIS. The militants have already taken over large areas in Iraq including several major cities. President Obama meets today with Congressional leaders on the US response. Yesterday the White House announced the capture of a suspected leader of the 2012 Benghazi attacks. The administration’s explanations of those attacks prompted sharp criticism from Congressional Republicans. Please join us to discuss the latest from Iraq, the role of the US and security in the region.
president of National Iranian American Council and author of "A Single Roll of the Dice - Obama's Diplomacy with Iran."
managing editor for News at Foreign Policy; author of the upcoming book "The Invisible Front."
analyst and joint fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace and Woodrow Wilson International Center
author of "Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World."
senior fellow and director, military and security studies program, Washington Institute for Near East Policy