The Arab League has agreed to take urgent measures to combat Islamic State extremists as one of its suicide bombers killed at least 16 people at a meeting of Sunni tribal fighters and security troops in Iraq. While the resolution doesn’t explicitly back American military action against IS, they were set to endorse a U.S. aerial campaign against the group that has overrun swatches of Iraq and Syria. The Arab League chief suggested that military action could take place under the umbrella of a joint defense pact. President Obama is seeking an international coalition to challenge Islamic State.
ABC’s Tom Rivers joined us to discuss.
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