Brookings Debate: Should the U.S. put boots on the ground to fight ISIS?

By Staley Smith
Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 9:54 PM

On Wednesday evening, three policy experts and one U.S. senator went head-to-head in the first ever Brookings Debate, discussing the question at hand: Should the U.S. deploy boots on the ground to fight ISIS?

Arguing in favor of intervention were Michael Doran and Michael O'Hanlon. Arguing against were Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn) and Jeremy Shapiro. You can watch the discussion below.