August 22nd, 2014
09:29 PM ET

White House: James Foley killing first ISIS terrorist attack on U.S.

The Obama administration is calling the beheading of American James Foley by ISIS a terrorist attack.

The U.S is now considering more airstrikes against Iraq and perhaps even inside Syria to stop the terror group. On Friday, One of the president's top National Security Advisers made it clear that Foley's horrific murder was an attack against all Americans.
"Clearly, the brutal execution of Jim Foley represented an affront, an attack, not just on him, but he's an American," Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said. And we see that as an attack on our country when one of our is killed like that."

Is the White House making a case for war?

OutFront, Bob Baer, a Former CIA Operative who lived and worked in Syria; and retired General Wesley Clark, former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO.

Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • James Foley • Terror Attack
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  1. Claude Brassard

    Obvious, that an act of war has been perprated by the group Isis against an American Citizen , voir against the USA. No doubt about that. Europe all together, NATO must Wake up and decide to do something about it. The ISIS problem will grow , will intensify and we must take action to stop those killers. Evil is on to move just for the purpose of killing people.Again, ISIS is not only an American problem, it is becoming an universal problem to act , to stop somehow those criminals.

    August 24, 2014 at 10:46 pm | Reply

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