President Obama says said the Islamic State "poses a threat to the people and stability of Iraq, Syria and the broader Middle East and to U.S. national security."
President Obama and Savannah Guthrie have a beer and a chat about various issues.
Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60 percent of the world's population, or 2.6 billion people, living in countries that are not completely free, according to a report released Wednesday.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is the first senior adviser to leave the administration since the midterm elections.
President Obama says fight against ISIS is not America's alone.
Obama thanks Congress for its support for Syrian opposition. (9/20/2014)