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Iraq / ISIS Crisis / Amerill #1071131

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 31, 2014
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The debate over President Obama's policy for dealing with ISIS militants in Syria noted.

(White House: Kristen Welker) The US intervention via air strikes in Iraq to help liberate the siege of Amerill, Iraq, the war policy debate and the issue of Americans fighting for ISIS featured. [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN†- suggests President Obama is being too cautious re: Syria.] The "New York Times" op-ed from Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham calling for action against ISIS in Syria quoted. [Senator Dutch RUPPERSBERGER†- calls for caution.] [Representative Mike ROGERS - says 100 Americans have participated.] The coming NATO summit in Wales noted. [Retired Gen. Anthony ZINNI†- says Obama has to assure NATO that the US will lead in Ukraine and Syria.] Reports from Libya that militiamen have overrun the US embassy in Tripoli reported; pool shown.

Holt, Lester;
Welker, Kristen

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