Obama’s Misguided Goals in Preventing Violent Extremism

Michael Shank, PhD, associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution discusses Obama’s Iraq-Syria strategy with RT’s Ameera David. Shank explores the US lack of adequate strategy for dealing with the Islamic State and other extremist groups in the Middle East and examines US politicians’ willingness to continue ignoring political and social solutions to the rise of extremism. Video courtesy of RT.