December 08, 2015

Ex-Obama defense officials: ISIS threat 'getting worse, not better'

Featuring Michèle Flournoy

Source: The Hill

Journalist Kristina Wong

Two former top Obama defense officials told lawmakers Tuesday that the U.S. was not winning the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

"I don't think we are where we need to be," Michèle Flournoy, former under secretary of defense for policy, told the Senate Armed Services Committee. 

"I think that this threat has shown itself to be much more serious than I think we first realized," said Flournoy, now CEO of the Center for a New American Security. 

Read the full article at The Hill.

Authors

  • Michèle Flournoy

    Member, CNAS Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer, WestExec Advisors

    Michèle Flournoy is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestExec Advisors, and former Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), w...