09/09/2014 05:30 pm ET Updated Sep 09, 2014

Ahead Of Prime Time Speech, Obama Signals Readiness To Strike Islamic State In Syria - The Washington Post


President Obama appears prepared to authorize U.S. military airstrikes in Syria as part of a more intensive campaign to defeat the Islamic State, and the White House does not believe it needs formal congressional approval to take action, according to people who have spoken with the president in recent days.

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