Eli Lake on Violence in Iraq

Eli Lake, senior national security correspondent for The Daily Beast, talked by telephone about his article about the use of airstrikes and… read more

Eli Lake, senior national security correspondent for The Daily Beast, talked by telephone about his article about the use of airstrikes and how quickly they could begin. The Iraqi government would like airstrikes, but Mr. Lake talked about the problems of identifying targets and minimizing civilian casualties, especially in high population areas. Other topics included the the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and the reasons for U.S. concern about Iraq. close

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