The ISIS Strategy

The ISIS Strategy

(NBC News) A new NBC poll shows Americans are behind President Obama’s plan to defeat ISIS radicals in Syria, but skeptical.

The Obama plan to defeat ISIS is to train Iraqi forces, launch airstrikes in Syria and build a coalition to take on militant forces on the ground.

So far France and Australia say they’ll help with airstrikes, but Germany, Britain, Italy will not.

The U.S. is still waiting to see who will fight ISIS on the ground.

“We have countries in this region, countries outside of this region in addition to the United States, all of whom are prepared to engage in military assistance,” says Secretary of State, John Kerry.

The public is skeptical. In our latest NBC-Wall Street Journal-Annenberg poll six in ten Americans back action in Syria, but nearly 70% don’t think it’ll stop ISIS.

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