This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Free Syrian Army fighter aiming his weapon during a battle with Islamic State militants in Aleppo, Syria, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC)
This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Free Syrian Army fighter aiming his weapon during a battle with Islamic State militants in Aleppo, Syria, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC) AP
This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Free Syrian Army fighter aiming his weapon during a battle with Islamic State militants in Aleppo, Syria, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Aleppo Media Center AMC) AP

Obama’s approach in confronting Islamic State overlooks Syria

August 22, 2014 4:27 PM