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 ISIS* and the reasons for U.S. concern about Iraq.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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First Aired:
Jun 14, 2014 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 14, 2014 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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