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Iraq / ISIS Crisis / US Role / McCain Interview #1071241

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The US actions to beef up security in Baghdad, Iraq, the issue of US strategy against ISIS introduced. [On CBS, Senator John McCAIN - criticizes President Obama.] [In CNN interview, McCAIN - comments on the execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS with the president in denial or overwhelmed, how ISIS is a threat to the US; suggests giving weapons to the Kurds, that ISIS poses a direct threat to the US, that the US must lead and have a strategy.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The Democratic criticism of Obama noted. [Representative Jane HARMAN - says it is time for Obama to say and do more.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Gloria Borger about the US role. [GERGEN - says more needs to be done: he needs to lead the alliance about the two crises, ISIS and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine.] [BERGER - outlines what Obama has to do: tell the public about the next steps.]

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