On Tuesday evening, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford joined Anderson Cooper to offer his insights on the ongoing unrest in Iraq.
Calling the situation a national security threat to the United States, Ford noted that it's "not a problem that is going to be solved in one day or one week or one month."
However, despite the logisitical and fundamental challenges, Ford tells Cooper the threat from ISIS simply can't be ignored, as "the problem is actually growing bigger."
Watch the video for more, as Ford explains why military intervention is not the best solution.
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