No End in Sight: Obama Admin. to Increase Number of Mercenaries in Iraq


President Barack Obama’s plan to send 450 military advisors to Iraq to train Iraqi forces in the fight against the Islamic State is reviving comparisons to the Bush administration’s military interventions in the Middle East. Manila Chan speaks with Michael O’Brien, author of ‘America’s Destruction of Iraq,’ about how the current political and military climate mirrors the one at the beginning of the Iraq War. He also discusses how private mercenaries are making a bigger impact.