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(Aug. 22) Today's Top Headlines - White House pressured to take on ISIS

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Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 9:21 am

Fox News:

President Barack Obama and the White House are under pressure to take the fight against ISIS/ISIL to Syria, former administration officials and military high-ups telling the president that ISIS poses a serious threat to the United States.

"ISIL is as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen. They're beyond just a terrorist group," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday, adding that the U.S. will have to take a "cold, steely hard look" and "get ready."

Alongside Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey, Hagel said a growing danger is posed by the organization.

For the full story, visit: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/22/military-brass-ex-officials-pressure-white-house-to-expand-isis-fight-to-syria/

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