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The Rise Of ISIS Creates A Trap For Obama In Syria

Top American officials now acknowledge that the U.S. must confront ISIS in both Iraq and Syria, but there is a lack of policy as to how that can be accomplished.<p>The administration reportedly favors bolstering moderate rebels of the Free Syrian Army, which Obama has neglected for years, and there …

Middle East

Assad Offers Cooperation With US And UK To Fight ISIS As Germany Says No Chance

Asked if Syria was ready to cooperate with the United States and Britain, he said: "They are welcome."<p>Moualem, speaking at a news conference broadcast on Syrian state TV, also condemned the killing of U.S. journalist James Foley, who was executed by Islamic State, the militant group that has seized …

Middle East

Obama’s ISIS pressure point is Dems' worst nightmare

**Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>Buzz Cut:<br>• Obama’s ISIS pressure point is dems worst nightmare<br>• Rand: Dems fear ‘war hawk’ Hillary<br>• Hagan vexed at Obama ahead of North Carolina visit<br>• Power Play: Oregon’s purple politics<br>• Gridiron granny gets her man</b><p><b>OBAMA’S ISIS</b> …

Hit ISIS targets in Syria? Not so fast

As President Barack Obama decides whether to strike ISIS inside Syria, he has political considerations as well.<p>U.S. lawmakers are watching critically as Obama weighs options on how to deal with the threat from ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.<p>Many have argued the surge of ISIS is the …

The ISIS Threat

Islamic State (ISIS)

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Islamic State (ISIS)

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U.S. Republicans pressure Obama to step up action against ISIS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Sunday called for more aggressive U.S. action to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, accusing President Barack Obama of policies that have failed to thwart potential new threats on U.S. soil.<p>Representative Mike Rogers, Republican chairman of the …

Expand US air strikes on Isis militants, senior Republicans urge

Senior Republicans on Sunday called for expanded air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Iraq and for the first time in Syria, in order to destroy their terrorist network in the wake of the killing of the American journalist James Foley and to protect against an attack on American …

America's Top Military Officer Explained The Big ISIS Problem In One Sentence

Gen. Martin Dempsey, America's top military officer, told a press briefing this week that the mere existence of ISIS is clearly a problem that had to be addressed.<p>The question now is how.<p>Demspey noted that destroying ISIS will require "the application of all of the tools of [U.S.] national power — …

As vacation winds down, Obama faces calls for stronger leadership on ISIS

<b>(CNN) Washington</b> - On President Barack Obama’s last day of a troubled vacation, politicians criticized his leadership and called for action in the growing threat of terrorist group ISIS.<p>“The President has got to come forward with a cohesive, comprehensive strategy, not only in Iraq, but also in …