WATCH LIVE: President Obama to speak after briefing at the Pentagon
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<p>In this Jan. 20, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Detroit. During an interview with Politico posted on its website Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, Obama was extremely cautious in discussing the presidential campaign to avoid showing explicit favor in the Democratic race. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)</p>
Posted at 2:10 PM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 16:34:34-04
President Barack Obama is assessing what's working — and what isn't — in the fight against the Islamic State group at a time the U.S. military is ramping up its engagement in Libya.
The president meets today with military and national security advisors at the Pentagon. Afterward, he plans to hold a news conference.
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