Thursday, June 12, 2014

Scott Horton Show -- 2014 June 11 WE (Patrick Cockburn)

Patrick Cockburn, an award-winning journalist with The Independent, discusses the Iraqi army’s disorderly retreat when fundamentalist Islamic group Isis captured the cities of Mosul and Tikrit; and why the Syrian civil war primarily benefits al-Qaida type movements like Isis, Jabhat al-Nusra, and Ahrar al-Sham.

Run time 28:03.
Al-Qa'ida's Second Act - the full Five-part Series

Other recent articles by Patrick Cockburn

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