Pentagon: We're gaining on ISIS

January 7, 2015 1:02 AM

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Pentagon: We're gaining on ISIS

Washington (CNN)It's not yet "mission accomplished," but the Pentagon may be edging closer to its goal of stopping ISIS.

"We very much see ISIL largely in a defensive posture inside Iraq, that whatever momentum they had been enjoying has been halted, has been blunted. That has stayed steady over the last couple of weeks," said Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby.

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