Episode #061: Blackout in Basra

Author: Phil & Cooper

by Phil & Cooper Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018

Protests have broken out in southern Iraq, where citizens are arguing for the government to provide better basic services such as electricity and clean water. Phil and Cooper break down what’s happened so far, and how it relates to Iraq’s political atmosphere today. Also, Turkey has been holding an American pastor in jail since 2016, and how it’s become a political stalemate between Presidents Trump and Erdogan.

Music: Jadal - Salma (iTunes | Spotify | YouTube)

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