Col. Jacobs talks ISIS with Colbert

Col. Jack Jacobs explains to Stephen Colbert why the U.S. isn’t destroying ISIS

On Monday’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert asked Medal of Honor recipient Col. Jack Jacobs what the world had done to punish the Islamic State after its terrorist attack in Paris on Friday. Jacobs, now a military analyst for NBC News, said not much, adding that if the really world wanted to stop ISIS, it would take “several hundreds of thousands” of troops and 10 to 20 years. “And we’re not going to do it, and we can’t get the people in the region to do it,” he added, “even though they have an interest in making sure these guys are gone.”

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