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Senate passage, by a vote of 73-22, came a day after approval by the House of Representatives.
Warnings of a massacre in northern Syria indicate that it's time for the US to attack ISIL, says former State Dept. adviser David Phillips.
Saudi Arabia's ex-head of intelligence has criticized U.S. anti-terrorism tactics, saying Obama was wrong to rule out troops in Syria and Iraq.
Here's what could help make Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State work, says former State Dept. adviser David Phillips.
Even the countries that "complain about America" will call on the nation in a time of need, Obama says.
Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (retired), and Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, discuss the U.S. strategy to fight ISIS.
NBC's Ayman Moyheldin reports on the latest U.S. efforts to help the Iraqi government win back its territory seized by ISIS.
Washington said countries in the Middle East have offered to join airstrikes against IS militants, but Britain held back.
"Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd discusses the U.S.'s plan to handle ISIS and whether we are at "war" with the group.
NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel reports from Iraq on the threat of ISIS, and the strategy of the U.S. to disarm the terrorist group.
Retired U.S. Army Major General Paul D. Eaton, shares his view of President Obama's strategies against ISIS, and the opportunity for other countries to step up.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, provides her view on oil production in the U.S., the economy and corporate America.
Former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Robert Kimmitt, weighs in on President Obama's ISIS strategy. Kimmitt says had Obama been prepared to move forces into Syria it would have been easier to put a coalition together.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chair, shares his thoughts on President Obama's strategy to combat terror threats by ISIS.
Former Gov. Howard Dean, (D-Vt.), and Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, discuss President Obama's plan on fighting the ISIS terror threat. The hard work has to be done on the ground by the people who live there, says Dean.
Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (Ret.), discusses why airstrikes are not enough to wipe out ISIS.
CNBC's John Harwood, discusses President Obama's plan to battle ISIS, including engaging allies against ISIS.
Although he stressed he would not put troops in combat roles there, Obama announced that he is sending another 475 service members to Iraq.
While experts differed on what Obama should say, they cautioned against drawing any bright lines for future military involvement.