NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 23, 2014
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(Martha's Vineyard: Kristen Welker) US military actions for striking against ISIS in Syria as well as Iraq featured. [President OBAMA, Secretary of Defense Chuck HAGEL - talk about ISIS.] [NBC terrorism analyst Evan KOHLMANN- speculates about an ISIS attack and evidence that westerners will carry out attacks in the US.] Vice President Joe Biden's op-ed quoted. [Center for Strategic and International Studies Kathleen HICKS- says we need to build a coalition.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(London: Keir Simmons) The manhunt for the man who executed American journalist James Foley examined; details given about what is known about the man; scenes shown from where the ISIS head lives. [King's College professor Peter NEUMANN- says we need to know where he is.] [Forensic voice analyst Elizabeth McCLELLAN- talks about speech data bases.] [Quilliam Foundation Harris RAFIQ- talks about the organization and head Abu al-Baghdadi.]