PBS NewsHour

Can air power alone stop advance of Islamic State militants?

Clip: 10/08/2014 | 8m 5s

While Islamic State forces seem poised to take the border town of Kobani, President Obama and military leaders are weighing what more can be done to combat the militants marching toward Turkey. Judy Woodruff gets analysis from Michèle Flournoy, a former Defense Department official, and retired Col. Derek Harvey, a former Army Intelligence officer, on the effectiveness of the U.S.-led fight.

Aired: 10/08/14

Rating: NR

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