The US and UK allowed hundreds of Islamic State fighters to flee from the besieged city of Raqqa in advance of the Assad-aligned forces then liberating the city. What does this portend for the future of the troubled country and for continuing the fight against fundamentalist terrorism? John Sitilides, geopolitical strategist at Trilogy Advisors, joins “News with Ed” to share his insights and expertise on the ongoing situation in war-ravaged Syria.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.