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A spokesman for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki tells host Marco Werman what the discussion in Maliki's political party has been like. And, a Pakistani cartoonist describes how challenging it is to document democracy and extremism in a country where certain images are banned. Plus, a campaign to clean up racial and ethnic slurs heard in Univision's World Cup coverage.
PRI's The World and The Takeaway team up to air a special program called: "The End of Iraq?" Hosts Marco Werman and John Hockenberry dive into the questions our listeners have been posing and explore what the current crisis means for Iraq, the United States,and our collective future. Voices include Iraq's ambassador to the United States, analysis from Todd Zwillich about Washington's potential military options, and the views from those who served, and those who live, in Iraq.
Tuesday on The World, we bring you the amazing story of Nepal's child goddess. Nepali Hindus and Buddhists all worship this girl, known as a kumari, and we have an exclusive interview to share. Also Tuesday, why doesn't it make sense to intervene in Iraq but not in Syria. And what'd you do for the environment today? An Indiana game show tackles climate change.
In Baghdad fears of continued sectarian violence are mounting. We'll break down Iraq's now-stark sectarian lines. Plus, a reporter tells us about her conversations with Iraqi Army deserters in the north. Also on Tuesday, would the US and Iran really collaborate over Iraq? What are the signals? And, we check with our favorite World Cup prognosticator, Izzy the Ocelot.
There are reports of a massacre of Iraqi officials coming out of Tikrit. We'll check in on that. Plus we'll check in on the World Cup, where new technology was put to the test this weekend. And in California, a bug problem is being solved, with bugs.
The situation in Iraq got us to thinking, what are American vets thinking, seeing a lot of their blood, sweat and tears washed away as Islamic jihadi terrorists sweep to power in a wide swath of Iraq. So we asked them — and you'll want to hear what they say. Then, we check in on a man called the 'worst World Cup referee ever.' No, he didn't officiate the game Thursday night. Plus Izzy the ocelot makes his first pick in US versus Ghana.