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President Barack Obama speaks following a meeting with top military officials about the military campaign against the Islamic State at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, July 6, 2015. Obama said the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State jihadists was "intensifying" its campaign against the group's base in Syria, especially against its top leaders. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama speaks following a meeting with top military officials about the military campaign against the Islamic State at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, July 6, 2015. Obama said the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State jihadists was "intensifying" its campaign against the group's base in Syria, especially against its top leaders. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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National security analyst and author John Walcott argues that the conversation about how to fight ISIS - with more surveillance, restrictions on refugees and more military action - is all wrong. He speaks with Here & Now's Indira Lakshmanan about the critical missing piece of the campaign against ISIS: human intelligence.

Guest

  • John Walcott, security analyst. He is team leader for national security and foreign affairs at Bloomberg News and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

This segment aired on November 25, 2015.

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