Obama Insists U.S. Will Not Fight Another Ground War in Iraq

Barack Obama

A week after announcing that the U.S. will be leading a broad coalition of "friends and allies" to fight Islamic terror group ISIS, also known as ISIL, President Barack Obama quieted speculation that ground troops will eventually become necessary in that fight by insisting Wednesday that America will not fight another ground war in Iraq or Syria.

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Hillary Clinton Staffers Destroyed Benghazi Documents, State Dept. Official Claims

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