Losing On Some Fronts And Gaining On Others, What Is The State Of ISIS?05:21
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Philippine Army troopers prepare to display an ISIS flag and 11 kilograms of the illegal drug "shabu," which were recovered from an Islamist militants position, prior to a press conference at the provincial capitol in Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao on June 19, 2017. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
Philippine Army troopers prepare to display an ISIS flag and 11 kilograms of the illegal drug "shabu," which were recovered from an Islamist militants position, prior to a press conference at the provincial capitol in Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao on June 19, 2017. (Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images)
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ISIS is losing ground in Iraq and Syria, but just captured some territory in Afghanistan and is also active in the Philippines.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with security analyst Seth Jones (@SethGJones) of RAND Corp. about some of the recent terror attacks in the West, and how they speak to an ISIS desire for a "clash of civilizations."

This segment aired on June 19, 2017.

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