Conflict & Justice

Global Fight Against Terrorism No Longer a 'Boundless War,' Obama Says


A demonstrator stands beside a mock drone at the gates of Fort McNair where U.S. President Barack Obama was due to speak at the National Defense University in Washington May 23, 2013. Obama gave a robust defense on Thursday of U.S. use of unmanned armed drones and said the threat of terrorism to the United States had shifted since the attacks on September 11, 2001. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTXZY9F



President Obama says the global fight against terrorism is no longer a "boundless war," but a more precise conflict that will eventually come to an end. Anchor Marco Werman discusses what that means in the real world with Jessica Stern, an expert in American policy on terrorism.

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