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Today on Your Call: Decoding the the sectarian violence in Iraq


On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the escalation of sectarian violence in Iraq. How are the media connecting the violence in Iraq today to the 2003 US invasion and occupation? American reporters have flocked to Baghdad. What have they learned from 2003? We’ll be joined by the Financial Times’ BorzouDaraghahi, McClatchy’s Mark Seible and the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Aaron Glantz. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


Mark Seibel, chief of correspondents for the McClatchy Newspapers

Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times and he is joining us from Cairo

Aaron Glantz, award winning investigative reporter covering veterans and domestic military issues for The Center for Investigative Reporting

Web Resources:

UPI: Disinformation and misinformation

NY Times: Challengers Emerge to Replace Divisive Maliki

Guardian: Iraq's Maliki: I won't quit as condition of US strikes against Isis militants

FT: Fuel shortages and power cuts dominate Isis-controlled Mosul

CIR: VA hasn’t followed own rules on narcotic prescriptions, audit says