The Islamic State has released what it claims is an interview with the Jordanian pilot whose F-16 went down near Roqqa, Syria last week. Jordan is part of the U.S.-led coalition that is staging airstrikes against that group. It’s also known as ISIS and ISIL.
First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh was taken prisoner. And, in its English-language magazine, the Islamic State quotes him as describing the operation that he was part of. One question posed by the capture of the Jordanian airmen, is what impact this may have on Jordan’s role in the coalition. And joining us from Amman is Rula Al Hroob. She’s a member of Jordan’s parliament. Welcome to the program.
RULA AL HROOB: Welcome. Thank you for having me. […]