Calling ISIS ‘Beyond Anything That We’ve Seen,’ Hagel Does Not Rule Out Airstrikes in Syria

August 21, 2014 - 7:45 PM

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday called the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS/ISIL) “beyond anything that we’ve seen,” and did not rule out the possibility that the U.S. could carry out airstrikes against the group inside Syria.