As the United States weighed the option of an airstrike on Iraq, Thursday evening saw Erin Burnett "OutFront" welcome CNN's Jim Sciutto for a full details on the immediate threat from ISIS.
Sciutto's report began with a detailed look at a map, with the Chief National Security Correspondent pointing out the precise regions in which the militant terror group is inserting its will.
Sciutto then followed with a report on the exact conditions on the ground, a story that included heartbreaking words from one woman collapsing amid the horror:
"Over 500 men have been slaughtered ... our women are being killed our sold as slaves," she cried out.
For much more on what's being deemed a humanitarian crisis, and a group said to be "capable of alarming brutality," watch the above video.