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September 17th, 2014
07:05 PM ET

Earnest: Obama will not put troops on the ground

Wolf Blitzer talks to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest reacts to the House vote to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS.

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Filed under: Barack Obama • ISIS • Josh Earnest • National security • Politics • Wolf Blitzer
September 17th, 2014
06:54 PM ET

'Lone wolves' a bigger threat than ISIS?

Some officials say so-called 'lone wolves' are a more immediate threat to the U.S. than ISIS. Pamela Brown reports.

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Filed under: ISIS • National security • Pamela Brown • 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 17th, 2014
05:46 PM ET

House approves helping Syrian rebels

The House approved the Obama administration's request to train and equip Syrian rebels. Dana Bash reports. Full story

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Filed under: Dana Bash • ISIS • National security • Politics • Syria
September 17th, 2014
05:40 PM ET

ISIS video: 'Flames of war...coming soon'

Brian Todd reports on a new, stylized propaganda video released by ISIS that appears to threaten the U.S.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • ISIS • National security • Terror
September 16th, 2014
07:06 PM ET

ISIS launches online magazine to lure jihadists

Brian Todd looks at how ISIS is stepping up recruitment and propaganda efforts by debuting a new online magazine.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • ISIS • National security • Terror
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.

September 15th, 2014
06:49 PM ET

More clues in new ISIS execution video

Brian Todd examines clues in the video of David Haines' execution. Do British authorities know who the executioner is?

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Filed under: Brian Todd • ISIS • National security • Terror
September 15th, 2014
05:58 PM ET

Is killing suspect a jihadist?

Pamela Brown reports that a suspect in a string of killings might have been motivated by strong anti-U.S. sentiments.

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Filed under: ISIS • National security • Pamela Brown • Terror
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