No rush, ISIS only seized Mosul in early June.
Via Business Insider:
President Barack Obama addressed a pair of escalating world crises Thursday afternoon, blaming Russia for escalating violence in eastern regions of Ukraine and discussing a still-developing strategy to confront the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. […]
Obama is also scheduled to meet Thursday evening with members of his National Security Council, as well as Vice President Joe Biden, on a strategy to further confront the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State (also ISIS or ISIL) in Iraq and Syria. A White House official said no new decisions are expected on how to proceed Thursday.
“I don’t want to put the cart before the horse,” Obama said, when asked about the next steps in confronting the group. “We don’t have a strategy yet.”
Update: Damage control.