Joint Chiefs chairman: US will go after Islamic State militants if they threaten US, Europe

  • by: LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 25, 2014 - 2:31 PM

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT — Gen. Martin Dempsey says that once he determines the Islamic State militants in Iraq have become a direct threat to the U.S. homeland, he will recommend the U.S. military move directly against the group in Syria.

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