Detroit Today

President Obama's ISIL Strategy? An International Coalition

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Photo courtesy of NBC News

Host Bankole Thompson hosts a panel discussion about President Obama's statement last night regarding the United States' strategy to deal with Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

Bankole Thompson is joined by Oakland University Associate Professor Dr. Weldon Matthews and Executive Director of the Detroit Crime Commission Andy Arena. Bankole and his guests take an in-depth look at the President’s statement last night, and discuss the domestic and international implications of the plan. Plus, Bankole makes time for listeners to call in and participate in the conversation as well. Watch the President's address below.