We remain a lucky country
- MICHAEL WARE THE COURIER-MAIL DECEMBER 18, 2014 12:00AM
Over 16 tortured hours in a Sydney cafe, beamed live across the country, Australia changed forever.
Lindt cafe hostages 'sitting on powderkeg', says Ware
Mark Furler | 15th Dec 2014 11:45 AM Updated: 12:03 PM
A WAR correspondent who has been held hostage himself says he holds real fears Sydney's hostage situation could end in the worst possible way.
Just who is behind the Islamic State?
Wed 3 Sep 2014, 6:29pm
Julia Baird talks with former Time and CNN war correspondent, Michael Ware.
Source The Drum | Duration 13min 46sec
21 August, 2014 11:35AM AEST
Journalist Michael Ware returns to discuss the guiding ideals of jihadist group, Islamic State.
Michael is a former correspondent for Time magazine and CNN, and delivered some of the most reliable and candid on-the-ground reporting from Iraq.
Today he explains the origins of Islamic State (I.S.) the powerful and viciously cruel group now controlling parts of Iraq and Syria.
Michael knows these jihadists: he was kidnapped by them in 2004.
Michael's documentary Only the Dead, will be released in 2015.
UPDATE: Podcast now available at https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/conversations-richard-fidler/id94688506?mt=2&i=317972085