Obama at Pentagon for update on anti-IS campaign

President Barack Obama holds a meeting with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter (L), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey (R) and top military officials at the Pentagon, July 6, 2015US President Barack Obama was to visit the Pentagon on Monday for an update on the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The briefing on US-led efforts to dismantle the jihadist group follows coalition air strikes that hit its de facto capital Raqa in Syria over the weekend. Obama was to deliver a statement to the media after his Pentagon briefing by members of his national security team.

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