PBS NewsHour

Are airstrikes successfully weakening ISIS?

Clip: 04/30/2016 | 3m 8s

The Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria has drawn an estimated 38,000 recruits from all over the world, including the U.S. But the Pentagon recently said recruits have dropped from 2,000 a month to 500, in part because of U.S.-led airstrikes. Joining Soledad O’Brien to discuss is national security adviser and retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Doug Ollivant.

Aired: 04/30/16

Rating: NR

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