The Hunt: US-led coalition strikes a mosque used by ISIS fighters

WASHINGTON — The U.S.-led military coalition battling ISIS in Syria launched a precision strike on a mosque this week in the Middle Euphrates River Valley.

And in this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, professor Dean Alexander, the director of the homeland security research program at Western Illinois University, explains why that happened.

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Professor Dean Alexander with WTOP's J.J. Green

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