ISIL: What We Need to Know

photo courtesy BBC

photo courtesy BBC


GUEST: Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl is Assistant Professor of Politics. He is a specialist on civil wars with a focus on politics and development in the Middle East. Faculty website.

Jonah discusses a recent commentary he co-authored in USA Today, exploring the apparent change in strategy the Obama administration has shown toward combating the thread of ISIL in the Middle East. He underscores the key takeaways about ISIL that Westerners should know.


ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE: Thursday, February 19, 2015