Leon Panetta

Rice Defends US Islamic State Strategy

Dempsey: More US effort on ground will likely be needed in Mosul

On Sunday, National Security Advisor Susan Rice said the United States would not reevaluate the strategy to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS or ISIL), despite its recent territorial advances, and said that the Obama administration is still not considering boots on the ground.