11:13pm

Thu September 6, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation with investigative journalist Greg Muttit about his new book " Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq." Since 2008, Iraq’s central government has awarded 15 oil and gas deals to international energy companies. What role did oil play in the invasion of Iraq? Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.or


Guests:


Greg Muttit, an investigative journalist and author


Lee Fang, a reporter who covers money in politics, conservative movements and lobbying with The Nation


Web Resources:


Fuel on the Fire


The Nation: Never Mind Super PACs: How Big Business Is Buying the Election


Reuters: Kurdish oil deals have Baghdad in a bind


FT: Corruption and cronyism hinder Kurdistan


AP: Iraq's clout as oil producer grows, but many citizens feel they're missing out on the boom


CSM: Iraq oil exports hit 30-year high


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