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Sen. Sanders urges caution, planning on ISIS

Sen. Sanders urges caution, planning on ISIS

09/10/14 09:55PM

Senator Bernie Sanders reacts to President Obama's address on the U.S. against ISIS, praising the president's measured pace and cites the war in Vietnam and the Bush/Cheney administration's war in Iraq as reasons to be cautious starting military ventures. watch

Veterans wary of prolonged war in Middle East

Veterans wary of prolonged war in Middle East

09/10/14 09:36PM

Paul Rieckhoff, founder and president of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, talks about how Iraq and Afghanistan veterans view the prospect of returning to war in the Middle East and the importance of fulfilling obligations to veterans' care. watch

Obama takes new stance on ISIS in Syria

Obama takes new stance on ISIS in Syria

09/10/14 09:21PM

Andrea Mitchell, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent, points out that President Obama's expressed intention to attack ISIS in Syria is a new position he had not disclosed as recently as a week ago. watch

Engel: Obama analogy ‘wildly off base’

Engel: Obama analogy ‘wildly off base’

09/10/14 09:15PM

Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, explains why President Obama's comparison of proposed operations in Syria with existing operations in Yemen and Somalia is not supported by the circumstances in Syria. watch

White House eyes ISIS options absent Congress

White House eyes ISIS options absent Congress

09/10/14 08:40PM

Rosa Brooks, former Defense Department counselor and Constitutional law professor at Georgetown University, talks about the justifications available to the White House to act on ISIS without Congress and the legal constraints they'd face in that case. watch

Social approach essential to undermining ISIS

Social approach essential to undermining ISIS

09/10/14 08:23PM

Fawaz Gerges, professor at the London School of Economics and author of "The New Middle East," explains why American firepower alone will not be enough to defeat ISIS without also addressing the "social oxygen" that sustains the group. watch

No easy answers against ISIS in Syria

No easy answers against ISIS in Syria

09/10/14 08:18PM

Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, discusses whether the resources exist in the Middle East to assemble a ground army to support U.S. airstrikes against ISIS and the potential pitfalls inherent in doing so. watch

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