Sen. John McCain asks a question of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey as they testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C. Sept. 16, 2014. President Barack H. Obama authorized military strikes in Syria to destroy, degrade, and defeat the terrorist group known as ISIS.

Sen. John McCain asks a question of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey as they testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington D.C. Sept. 16, 2014. President Barack H. Obama authorized military strikes in Syria to destroy, degrade, and defeat the terrorist group known as ISIS.