Crisis in Iraq

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JIM ROCHE of the Irish Anti-War Movement talks to Pat Meehan about the growing threat of war in the Middle East and the part that The US an UK governments are playing in arming the potential antagonists using ISIS as a catalyst. Oil is a major motivator in this political manouevering says JIM. And the Saudi government – despite its many human rights offences – is being used as a political puppet in the region.

Duration: 15'56" DATE: September 14, 2014
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:Pat Meehan
Interviewee:Jim Roche, anit-war movement
Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus
Keywords:Oil, Iraq, Saudi, Crisis, arms, war, Middle East, missiles, casualties
LocationMiddle East, Ireland Time Period:2014
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20140914_NST_001.mp3
Rights:Creative Commons License
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