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October 20th, 2014
06:21 PM ET

White House: ISIS advancements met with airstrikes

Wolf Blitzer talks to Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes about the fight against ISIS.

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Filed under: Ben Rhodes • Iraq • ISIS • National security • Terror • Wolf Blitzer
October 2nd, 2014
06:56 PM ET

ISIS presses on despite of airstrikes

ISIS continues to hold territory as airstrikes continue in Syria. Jim Sciutto has the latest.

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Filed under: Iraq • ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Syria • Terror
September 25th, 2014
07:20 PM ET

State Dept.: Iraqi leader told me no threat

Deputy Asst. Secretary of State for Iran & Iraq Brett McGurk says he spoke to Iraqi PM to clarify his comments regarding a threat against the U.S.

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Filed under: Brianna Keilar • Iraq • ISIS • National security • State Department • Terror
September 24th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

Will terrorist hostage-taking increase?

Amid new U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, will terrorists retaliate by taking more hostages? CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Iraq • ISIS • National security • Syria • Terror
September 23rd, 2014
06:58 PM ET

UAE Minister: This is war against terror

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash tells Wolf Blitzer the UAE is in this fight for the long haul.

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Filed under: International affairs • Iraq • ISIS • National security • United Arab Emirates • Wolf Blitzer
September 19th, 2014
06:57 PM ET

Kerry argues for war against ISIS at U.N.

Secy. John Kerry's address at the U.N. reminded some people of Colin Powell's case to go to war against Iraq.

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Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Iraq • ISIS • John Kerry • United Nations
September 18th, 2014
10:31 PM ET

U.S. focuses on new ISIS targets

A training camp near the ISIS stronghold in northern Iraq became the target of U.S. warplanes. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

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Filed under: Iraq • ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Terror
September 17th, 2014
06:37 PM ET

Airstrikes in Syria on the way?

President Obama visited the U.S. Central Command, which is planning the current airstrike campaign in Iraq.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • Barbara Starr • Iraq • ISIS • National security • Syria
September 16th, 2014
06:52 PM ET

Will U.S. use ground troops against ISIS?

Barbara Starr reports that the U.S. has begun conducting its first offensive airstrikes southwest of Baghdad.

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Filed under: Barbara Starr • Iraq • ISIS • National security
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.

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