The Hunt: US coalition, ISIL gear up for big battles ahead

In this week’s edition of The Hunt, Navy Captain Jeff Davis, spokesman for the Defense Department, tells WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green that the U.S. coalition and ISIL are both gearing up for some big battles in the coming weeks after the group lost one of its most important commanders in an airstrike this week.

J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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