U.S. Military Presence In Iraq Could Last Months, Obama Says

President Obama

Over the weekend, President Obama said that airstrikes and humanitarian assistance drops in Iraq could go on for months, as that country’s leaders try to build a new government. After earlier suggesting a mission of limited scope, he pledged that the U.S. would stand with Iraq to counter the Sunni militants who threaten its future, and of course ISIS.

Ann Compton discusses the issues confronting the administration compelling the actions, the ramifications now being wrestled with as a result, and reaction.

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