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Wolf Blitzer delivers the most important breaking news and political, international, and national security stories of the day. Tune to The Situation Room weekdays 5-6:30pm ET on CNN.

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
06:59 PM ET

Sen. Bernie Sanders for President?

Wolf Blitzer asks Sen. Bernie Sanders if he agrees with Obama's ISIS strategy & when he will announce if he's running in 2016.

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
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 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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