US gearing up for long term battle against IS

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We are learning more about the events leading up to the slaying of American journalist James Foley. Foley was executed at the hands of the Islamic State. U.S. military leaders are talking about the rescue mission this summer to try to bring Foley home and now the U.S. is planning for a long term battle against the Sunni militants.

CCTV America’s Jessica Stone reports on the details.

US gearing up for long term battle against IS

We are learning more about the events leading up to the slaying of American journalist James Foley. Foley was executed at the hands of the Islamic State. For the first time, U.S. military leaders are talking about the rescue mission this summer to try to bring Foley home and now we're seeing the U.S. planning for a long term battle against the Sunni militants. CCTV America's Jessica Stone reports on the details.