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ON THE LINE: ISIL: Past, Present & Futurei
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June 27, 2014 3:00 AM
The militant group ISIL is so brutal that even Al-Qaeda renounced it. ISIL shocked the world with its blitzkrieg in Iraq this month, taking over the second largest Iraqi city Mosul, with minimum effort. What is ISIL? What does it want? How did it become so powerful? And, what does it mean for the future of global Jihadi organisations? Find out next, On the Line.

ON THE LINE: ISIL: Past, Present & Future

Published June 26, 2014

The militant group ISIL is so brutal that even Al-Qaeda renounced it. ISIL shocked the world with its blitzkrieg in Iraq this month, taking over the second largest Iraqi city Mosul, with minimum effort. What is ISIL? What does it want? How did it become so powerful? And, what does it mean for the future of global Jihadi organisations? Find out next, On the Line.

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#CeciltheLion
The death of Zimbabwe’s beloved ‘Cecil’ the Lion has angered people all over the world, and cast the spotlight on sport hunting in Africa.  On this week’s HashtagVOA, Cal Perry looks at big game hunting, the state of Africa’s lions, and what can be done to protect endangered species.   
Guests:  
Prof. David Macdonald: Director, WildCRU.org, Oxford University  [Oxford, UK]
Raoul du Toit: Wildlife Activist, Goldman Prize Winner  [Harare, Zimbabwe]
Ben Carter: Executive Director, Dallas Safari Club  [Dallas, Texas]
Beth Allgood: Campaign Dirctor, International Fund for Animal Welfare  [Washington D.C.]