- Hillary Clinton delivers a speech on national security at the Council on Foreign Relations on Thursday
- Michael Desch: Speech glosses over some fundamental tensions of her strategy for defeating ISIS
Michael Desch is a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame and co-director of the university's International Security Center. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered a polished and effective speech on her strategy for dealing with ISIS on Thursday at the Council on Foreign Relations. As with her recent testimony before the House Benghazi Committee, she came across as reasonable and in command of the many facets of the wickedly complex problem of global terrorism.