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Lawmakers Urge Obama to Expand Military Action Against Islamic State


Lawmakers Urge Obama to Expand Military Action Against Islamic State
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Several congressional leaders are calling for expanded U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State targets, saying the murder of American journalist James Foley marks a turning point in assessing the threat posed by the militant network. VOA congressional correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Washington about the increasing pressure on President Barack Obama to consider strikes in Syria, as well as Iraq.

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