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September 16th, 2014
05:48 PM ET

General doesn't rule out ground forces

Testifying before Congress, Gen. Martin Dempsey didn't rule out sending U.S. military advisers in Iraq closer to combat.

September 15th, 2014
06:38 PM ET

Anti-ISIS coalition continues to develop

CNN'S Jim Sciutto reports on which countries are joining the effort to battle ISIS and which ones are still hesitant.

September 11th, 2014
09:58 PM ET

Kerry: Engaging in significant operation

Secretary of State John Kerry discusses his visit to the Middle East to help form a coalition that will take on ISIS. Full story

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • ISIS • John Kerry • Terror
September 11th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Did Obama sell Congress on ISIS plan?

After the President outlined his plan to cripple ISIS, some members of Congress say they disagree with the strategy.

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Filed under: Dana Bash • International affairs • ISIS • Politics
September 11th, 2014
05:56 PM ET

White House: Targets identified in Syria

The White House says it has identified ISIS targets in Syria, but not everyone is on board with the President's plan.

September 10th, 2014
06:07 PM ET

Jay Carney joins CNN

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney about President Obama's ISIS strategy.

September 8th, 2014
06:32 PM ET

Kerry: Countries have a role against ISIS

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks about the role of the U.S. in Iraq and building a coalition to defeat ISIS.

September 4th, 2014
07:27 PM ET

How can the U.S. 'destroy' ISIS?

The United States' strategy to degrade and destroy ISIS may be taking shape. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

September 2nd, 2014
07:24 PM ET

State Department: U.S. looking to "more aggressively take the fight to ISIS"

Wolf Blitzer talks to State Department Deputy Spokeswoman Marie Harf about ISIS' purported execution of Steven Sotloff, who defends the administration's strategy against ISIS and says the U.S. is looking for ways to "more aggressively take the fight to ISIS."

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Filed under: International affairs • Interviews • Terror
September 2nd, 2014
07:12 PM ET

Analyzing the ISIS beheading videos

ISIS has released a second video that shows the apparent beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, and now the U.S. intelligence community is working to confirm its authenticity - and discover whatever clues it can. CNN's Tom Foreman looks at audio and video forensics to compare this video to the one released two weeks ago.


Filed under: International affairs • Terror • Tom Foreman
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