President Obama: ISIS is on the Defensive

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In a speech at the CIA on Wednesday, President Obama announced that the U.S. has conducted 11,500 air strikes on ISIS and that its members realize "their cause is lost." But just how vulnerable is ISIS? Last week, the militant group took hundreds of hostages at a cement factory in Syria and its foreign cells have conducted several massacres in Paris, Brussels and San Bernardino. Today on Forum we discuss the war on ISIS.


Matthew Rosenberg, National security reporter, New York Times

Gary O'Donoghue, Washington Correspondent for the BBC