Here & Now Here & Now

Support the news

U.S. Seeks Coalition To Fight ISIS06:15

This article is more than 6 years old.

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Turkey trying to persuade leaders there to aid in the fight against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

Meantime, France's president Francois Hollande visited Baghdad and Erbil as he considers whether France will contribute air strikes to the effort.

Paris will host an international conference on Monday to coordinate support for Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State.

President Obama outlined a plan for defeat the Sunni militant group earlier this week.

The Washington Post's Greg Jaffe joins Here & Now's Sacha Pfeiffer from Erbil in Iraq to describe the mood there.


This segment aired on September 12, 2014.

Support the news

Support the news