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Friday Media Roundtable: Post-war Iraq & the GOP's mid-term push


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the 11th anniversary of the invasion and occupation of Iraq. How are the media marking the anniversary? What has become of Iraq eleven years later? We will also talk about the midterm elections. We’ll be joined by the Guardian’s Martin Chulov and Salon’s Thomas Frank. Where did you see the best reporting? Join the conversation with Rose Aguilar and you.


Martin Chulov, Middle East correspondent for the Guardian

Thomas Frank, Salon politics and culture columnist

Web Resources:

Salon: There is no meritocracy: It’s just the 1 percent, and the game is rigged

Guardian: Controlled by Iran, the deadly militia recruiting Iraq's men to die in Syria

Guardian: Iraq invasion was about oil

NPR: With Wind At Its Back, GOP Expands 2014 Senate Map

Recommended on the Roundtable:

Tomgram: David Bromwich "The Leader Obama Wanted to Become and What Became of Him"

Matt Bradley & Ali Nabhan, Wall Street Journal: "Iraqi Officer Takes Dark Turn to al Qaeda"

Project on Government Oversight: "Here’s What 60 Minutes Didn’t Tell You About the F-35"