President Trump's Press Conference; The Future Of ISIS
President Trump held a Sunday morning press conference to announce that the U.S. military conducted a targeted operation to kill ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Saturday. The operation was successful and important but still a somber and serious event. The almost 50-minute question and answer period that followed the president's announcement was political, self-aggrandizing, undignified, and may have revealed sensitive operational details.
Also this hour: we talk to an expert on how the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi will will affect the global ISIS organization.
Lastly, we save time for your calls.
- Alex Ward - Staff writer covering international security and defense issues and co-host of Vox's "Worldly" podcast. (@AlexWardVox)
- Jennifer Cafarella - Research Director at the Institute for the Study of War (@JennyCafarella)
Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.