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A U.S. soldier directs his colleague at the site of a bomb attack that targeted several armored vehicles belonging to forces attached to the NATO Resolute Support Mission, in downtown of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi, the Kabul city police chief, said that three Afghan civilians were wounded in the attack that damaged one of the vehicles but caused no fatalities. (Massoud Hossaini/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
A U.S. soldier directs his colleague at the site of a bomb attack that targeted several armored vehicles belonging to forces attached to the NATO Resolute Support Mission, in downtown of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi, the Kabul city police chief, said that three Afghan civilians were wounded in the attack that damaged one of the vehicles but caused no fatalities. (Massoud Hossaini/AP)

The attack in San Bernardino focused attention on homegrown terrorism, but a coalition led by the U.S. has been fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria for more than a year.

Here & Now's Robin Young considers threats to the US at home and abroad this year and in 2016 with our security analyst Jim Walsh.

Guest

  • Jim Walsh, Here & Now security analyst and an expert in international security at MIT’s Security Studies Program. He tweets @DrJimWalshMIT.

This segment aired on December 28, 2015.

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