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 Takes on the World 
 
 Interview
 Patrick Cockburn, The Independent
 Jeff Blankfort  
Blankfort talks to Cockburn on day ISIS takes Tikrit. Cockburn speaks of ISIS in Syria, emerging from Al-Qaeda; of ineffectual Iraqi Shia government and army; marginalizing of Sunni; sees no end to Sunni-Shia conflict; negative influence of Saudi Wahabis; Iraq moving closer to division but splitting Baghdad problematic; how weapons sent to Islamists in Syria being used in Iraq; he speaks of inevitable resistance to foreign occupation; how explosive regional crisis resulted from US, UK actions.
Interviewed by Jeff Blankfort

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00:15:27 English 2014-06-11
 KZYX Studios, Philo, CA
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