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New Year Will See Continuation Of 2014 National Security Priorities05:14

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The war in Afghanistan may be ending, but the Taliban still pose a threat. The fight against so-called Islamic State — or ISIS — continues in Iraq and Syria, where the civil war rages on.

Then there's North Korea and Russia and the challenges the leaders of those two countries pose.

Here & Now security analyst Jim Walsh tells Lisa Mullins the new year brings many of the same national security challenges 2014 did.


  • Jim Walsh, Here & Now security analyst and research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program. He tweets @drjimwalshmit.

This segment aired on December 31, 2014.

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