Elijah Magnier returns to the show to talk about politics in post-ISIS Iraq, the results of the recent election, and the mission to select a new prime minister and cabinet. Elijah and Joanne also talk about the latest developments in Syria as the battle for the southwest Syria begins.
Elijah is a veteran war correspondent, a terrorism/counterterrorism analyst specializing in the Europe and the Middle East, especially Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Sudan and Libya. He recently left Iraq and is speaking to us today from Lebanon.
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Recorded on May 31, 2018. Music by Fluorescent Grey.
- Qassam Soleimani and Donald Trump Agree on Al-Abadi as Prime Minister Despite Ameri and Maliki’s Discontent, Elijah Magnier
- South Syria to Return Within the Control of Damascus: With or Without a Russian-Israeli Deal, Elijah Magnier
- The Iraqi Elections: Implications For Regional Politics, Shireen Hunter, LobeLog