Combating ISIS and Terrorist Groups
*The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
Panelists talked about the Obama administration’s evolving policy on combating ISIS militants in Syria. The panel included Juan Zarate, Jon Alterman, and Juliana Goldman, and was moderated by Bob Schieffer. Among various topics, they discussed ISIS' various names, the role of Iran, Obama administration efforts to build a coalition of Arab nations to fight ISIS, and criticisms of President Obama’s foreign policy by officials who had formerly been a part of the administration.
*The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close
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Jon Alterman Senior Vice President and Director Center for Strategic and International Studies->Middle East Program
Julianna Goldman Correspondent CBS News->Washington, DC
- Bob Schieffer Host CBS->"Face the Nation"
H. Andrew Schwartz Senior Vice President Center for Strategic and International Studies->External Relations
Juan Carlos Zarate Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of the Treasury->Terrorism and Violent Crime Enforcement
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