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Obama / ISIS Crisis / Syria Policy / A Discussion #1071411

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The background to President Obama's speech coming shortly on dealing with ISIS on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the September 11 attack reviewed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jim Acosta) The message that Obama has ordered air strikes on ISIS militants in Syria with no combat troops in Iraq or Syria discussed; speech excerpts quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Dana Bash) How Obama wants legal authority from Congress for a campaign in Syria discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's John King, Gloria Borger, retired Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling & Johns Hopkins Vali Nasr about the president's speech. [KING - outlines what the president will say about dealing with ISIS; suggests the president has to be candid tonight.] [HERTLING - offers perspective on the president's complex cross-border Syria/Iraq policy; states the military has to prepare slowly.] [BORGER - says this is called a "counterterrorism campaign" so Obama has to explain the situation to the American people.] [NASR - says ISIS has made the case for why Iraq & Syria matter.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim;
Bash, Dana
Duration:
00:12:10

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