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Obama Says Syria Policy is ‘Contradictory’

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama acknowledges his policy toward ISIS is contradictory in that it helps Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," Obama said he recognizes "the contradiction in a contradictory land and a contradictory circumstance." The U.S. and Arab partners began airstrikes against ISIS and Khorasan militants in Syria…

Obama: Military Alone Can’t Beat ISIS Threat

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The President says ISIS can't be beaten with the military force alone. In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," President Obama said the key to turning things around will be prompting political change in the region by supporting moderate leaders. He said groups like ISIS thrive because of previous military actions in…

Victoria Beckham Named U.N. Goodwill Ambassador

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Undated) -- Posh Spice is giving back. Victoria Beckham has been named the latest Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations. BBC News says Beckham made an appearance at the UN headquarters in New York for a press conference announcing the partnership. The former Spice Girl has been enlisted to work with the organization's program raising…

Blinken: ISIS Wants U.S. Troops To Get “Bogged Down”

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama plans to avoid sending American ground forces into the fight against ISIS. According to Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken, most Americans don't want that, and the terrorist group does. On "Fox News Sunday," Blinken said ISIS wants America to get bogged down in Iraq and Syria. He said that's…

Obama: U.S. Underestimated ISIS

Posted On September 28, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is admitting the U.S. underestimated the situation in Syria and how it led to the rise of ISIS.  In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," Obama said the political chaos created a breeding ground for jihadists that attracted former members of Iraq's military under Saddam Hussein [[ sah-DAHM hoo-SAYN ]].…