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November 12th, 2014
08:13 PM ET

Sources: President Obama seeks new strategy on ISIS, Assad

Senior U.S. officials and diplomats tell CNN President Obama has asked for a review of U.S. policy toward Syria, admitting his initial ISIS strategy was a miscalculation.

Sources: Obama seeks new Syria strategy review to deal with ISIS, Assad

The sources say the President has realized the defeat of ISIS cannot happen without the toppling of Syrian President Bashir al Assad.

Why this admission now?

OutFront, Senator Saxby Chambliss is the top Republican on the Intelligence Committee.


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