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Interview: Obama Continues To Weigh Military Options

By Jenna Laine
Host, Your Wake Up Call

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President Obama is on the road to Pittsburgh and New York City but his focus remains on the rising stakes in Iraq. He’s facing some dramatic military options, and has already sent a US aircraft carrier that could be used for air attacks on Sunni fighters moving towards Baghdad. And now, an amphibious ship has arrived with 500 Marines and five Osprey aircraft that take off like helicopters. The President is also considering whether to enlist the help of Iran in dealing with the crisis, and ABC News has learned, possibly even sending military advisers into Iraq.

ABC News correspondent Ann Compton joined us to discuss:

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