Islamic State leader calls for jihad in audio message

The leader of the Islamic State, formerly Isis, has released the first audiotape calling for jihad since the group renamed. The group is currently battling Iraqi forces across large parts of the country.

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McCain: Obama's national security team should resign

Senator John McCain has called for President Obama's entire national security team to resign, amid the ISIS takeover of several Iraqi cities.

Senator McCain speaking on June 10th. Credit: Reuters

His calls came as House Speaker John Boehner accused the president of "taking a nap" as conditions in Iraq worsened.

Watch: Iraq situation presents 'security crisis' for Obama

Obama's deputy national security advisor said last night that the administration is considering the best long term solution to the crisis. Ben Rhodes said:

"The president is mindful that the United States has sacrificed a lot in Iraq and we need to not just be taking this all back on ourselves,

"We need to come up with solutions that can enable the Iraqis to manage their internal security and their internal politics."

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