The Arab Daily News Podcast

09-26-14 Who’s Who in the wars in Iraq and Syria, Ali Younes, Ray Hanania

September 29, 2014
Talk of the Town: Who's Who in Iraq, Syria conflicts with Ali Younes, Ray Hanania 09-26-14

The Editors of The Arab Daily News discuss the various factions and political forces involved in the wars and violence taking place in Iraq and Syria. Who's who in the conflict? Younes and Hanania discuss the regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad, as well as the growth of ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, also called ISIS Islamic State in Iraq and Syria). President Barack Obama has launched bombing assaults of ISIL and al-Qaeda targets in Iraq and in Syria, but not coordinating with Syria's dictator Assad.

Who supports ISIL, who supports Assad and who supports the Syrian Freedom Fighters, which the United States was initially reluctant to arm? Hanania and Younes also discuss the role of Egypt and Jordan's King Abdullah.

Hosted on Yahala Voice radio and WCEV 1450 AM Radio on Friday Sept. 26, 2014 at 4 pm CST. The show is broadcast every Friday and is simulcast live online at www.YahalaVoice.com and rebroadcast online at 11 am on Yahala Voice. The show is hosted by Ray Hanania. www.TheArabDailyNews.com
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