Michèle Flournoy is the co-founder and managing partner of WestExec, a strategic advisory firm offering unique geopolitical expertise, and the co-founder and former CEO of the Center for a New American Security. Previously, she served as the undersecretary of defense for policy under President Obama. She was a Pentagon policy chief and the principal adviser to the Secretary of Defense in the formulation of national security and defense policy, oversight of military plans and operations, and in National Security Council deliberations. Flournoy serves on the CNAS board of directors.
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To succeed in the presidents ambition of ultimately destroying the Islamic State or even to contain its gains or roll them back a broader and more intensive effort is needed.
Former Undersecretary of Defense Michele Flournoy tells Renee Montagne that the current U.S. policy toward the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, suffers from creeping incrementalism.
Flournoy discusses U.S. efforts to fight terrorism around the world.
Inskeep talks to Flournoy about the American-led strategy, and what will be needed to ensure success.
A Twitter chat about todays most pressing national security issues.