The Persecution of Christians in Iraq

In 2003, before the US invasion of Iraq, there were an estimated 1.2 million Christians living there. Today, that number is less than 250,000 -- an eighty percent drop in less than two decades.If this trend continues, a religious minority that has been in ...

PODCAST: What Happened to Iraq’s Oil Wealth?

What happened to Iraq's oil wealth? That is the central question of the book: Pipe Dreams: The Plundering of Iraq's Oil Wealth by my guest today Erin Banco.Erin Banco is an investigative reporter at the Star Ledger in New Jersey, where she covers t...

How ISIS May Face Justice for their Atrocities

Over the last several weeks, ISIS has been systematically losing territory. Its last stronghold in Iraq, the city of Hawija, was liberated in early October. A few weeks later, ISIS' de-facto capital in Raqqa, Syria fell to US-backed forces.ISIS no long...