The Hunt: Airstrike launched against Russia, Syria and Hezbollah-sanctioned ISIS convoy

WASHINGTON — The U.S.-led coalition launched an airstrike Aug. 30  to prevent a convoy of Islamic State fighters that Hezbollah, Russia and Syria allowed to leave the Lebanon-Syria border headed for the Iraq border.

In this week’s edition of The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, Col. Ryan Dillon, spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve explains what happened.

May 21, 2024 | Airstrike launched against Russia, Syria and Hezbollah sanctioned ISIS convoy (Col. Ryan Dillon speaks with WTOP's J.J. Green)
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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