In Iraq, radical Islamist militants linked to al-Qaeda are reportedly planning to take Baghdad, after successfully advancing in the north. It's thought the government's now asked the US to carry out drone strikes against the insurgents. Marina Portnaya explains how that might mean Washington engaging against its own military hardware.
President Bush dismantled the Iraqi Army and that has contributed to the problem in Iraq.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 3:55 AM