Watch: Peggy Mason on the roots of the growing conflict in Iraq

Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason appeared on CTV News live on Tuesday, August 11 2014 to discuss the conflict in Iraq. 

“At the root of the terrible problems in Iraq right now are very serious political grievances. Extremist groups exploit local grievances to get support, and that’s what ISIL is doing.” Mason notes,  “Prime Minister Maliki…is at the heart of the political problems facing Iraq.”

The full interview is available from CTV news.

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