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Iraq / ISIS Execution / Obama #1070740

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 23, 2014
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(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The threat from the terror network known as ISIS, which beheaded American journalist James Foley, introduced.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod; Martha's Vineyard: Major Garrett) President Obama's strategy for dealing with ISIS while seeking support for air strikes in Syria and the disapproval of Obama's vacation discussed.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod) The vacation days taken by Obama as compared to Presidents Clinton, Reagan and Bush outlined on screen.

(Studio: Jim Axelrod) Report introduced.

(Washington: Julianna Goldman) The ISIS fight with the Kurds in the north of Iraq, the escalating sectarian violence and the need for a stronger central government featured; scenes shown from the Kirkuk bombing. [KURD - says we need weapons.] [US deputy national security adviser Ben RHODES - sums up the Iraq situation.]

Axelrod, Jim;
Garrett, Major;
Goldman, Julianna

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