Hagel: More than 100 Americans fighting with ISIS

September 4, 2014 3:51 AM

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Hagel: More than 100 Americans fighting with ISIS

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that more than 100 Americans are fighting with Islamic State militants, the first time the Pentagon chief has put a number on U.S. citizens aiding the terrorists.

Hagel cited the Americans aiding the jihadists to illustrate the threat that the Islamic State poses to the United States.

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