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June 19th, 2014
11:23 PM ET

Iraqi chemical weapons facility in extremist hands

Sunni extremist fighters have taken control of a facility Saddam Hussein once used to produce and store chemical weapons. CNN's Nic Robertson reported on the plant in 2002 and he joins Anderson to discuss the latest development in the crisis in Iraq.


Filed under: Iraq • ISIS
June 19th, 2014
11:12 PM ET

Obama to send 'small number' of military advisers to Iraq

President Barack Obama said Thursday he was sending up to 300 military advisers to Iraq to help the embattled government hold off advances from the north by extremist militants. Anderson speaks with Retired Army Lieutenant General Mark Hertling, who commanded U.S. forces in Northern Iraq from 2007 through 2009 about what can we expect from the non-combat advisors.


Filed under: Iraq • ISIS