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Obama plan on ISIS could aim at long-term strategy

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EDGARTOWN, MA - AUGUST 20:  (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about the execution of American journalist James Foley by ISIS terrorists in Iraq during a press briefing at the press filing center at the Edgartown School August 20, 2014 in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. A video released shows an ISIS militant beheading Foley in what is believed to be retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militant then threatens the life of another American hostage, Steven Sotloff, who is also missing. (Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images)
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EDGARTOWN, MA - AUGUST 20: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about the execution of American journalist James Foley by ISIS terrorists in Iraq during a press briefing at the press filing center at the Edgartown School August 20, 2014 in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. A video released shows an ISIS militant beheading Foley in what is believed to be retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

The President is meeting with congressional leaders Tuesday to discuss how to respond to the rise of Islamic militants. A New York Times reporter outlines a possible strategy.

President Obama is meeting with congressional leaders at the White House Tuesday to discuss how to respond to the rise of Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, the group that calls itself the Islamic State, or ISIS.  

This comes ahead of Obama’s much-anticipated speech Wednesday on the issue.  

Related: Obama to speak Wednesday on US strategy against ISIS

For more, Take Two is joined by Eric Schmitt, reporter with the New York Times. His latest reporting outlines a long-term strategy that the Obama Administration is considering.

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