President Obama is prepared to launch airstrikes in Syria, but not specific on when they will happen.
France is the first nation, who has committed to assisting the U.S. led battle against the Islamic State, to conduct direct military strikes
Hagel told members that a plan to take on ISIS is ready, but Obama has yet to sign off on it.
“I urge you not to let Ukraine stand alone in the face of this threat,” Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko said on the House floor.
Gen. John Allen has been appointed as Special Envoy to develop an international coalition and military strategy to combat the terrorist group in Iraq and Syria
Gen. Dempsey said that if the battle agains the Islamic State is not showing signs of success, he may ask the President for troops on the ground.
The amendment would allow training of the Syrian opposition, however stopped short on approving Obama’s request for $500 million in doing so
A Continuing Resolution could be voted on Wednesday, with a likely amendment attached that would provide Obama with the money requested to train and arm Syrian rebels.
“This group poses even more of a danger as it risks exporting terrorists to our countries.” Rasmussen said
Ford said the President’s ISIS strategy is a good sign, but uncertainties and complexities remain.