Friday, October 23, 2015

WAR ON ISIS - Raid on IS Prison

"In rescue raid on Islamic State prison, U.S. military advisors step back onto Iraq battlefield" PBS NewsHour 10/22/2015


SUMMARY:  American and Kurdish forces raided an Islamic State prison in Northern Iraq after learning that captives there were facing imminent execution.  In all, 70 were freed, but one American soldier was killed -- the first U.S. military casualty since 2011.  To learn more about the operation, Gwen Ifill speaks with Michael Gordon of The New York Times.

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