This is the first in a series of conversations about the relationship between the Iraq War and fight against ISIS.
Prime minister Nouri al-Maliki today today urged al-Qaida fighters to stop battling, amid a disturbing resurgence of al-Qaeda in western Iraq. Al-Qaida-linked gunmen have overrun the cities of Falluja and Ramadi, freeing prisoners and setting up their own checkpoints.
Fawaz Gerges, a professor of international relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, joins Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti to look at what’s next in the country.
From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.