US officials: IS losses on battlefield won’t end threat

mideast-islamic-state_millWASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and CIA directors say that despite the group’s loss of territory, Islamic State militants will continue to pose serious national security problems for the United States and Europe.

CIA Director John Brennan said at an intelligence conference Thursday in Washington that many fighters who don’t die on the battlefield will try to return to their home countries, where they could launch IS-inspired attacks READ MORE OF THIS STORY

SOURCES: News Now/ Associated Press

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.