President Obama said that he will help the Iraqi military break the momentum of the militants on the march to Baghdad. The Pentagon said that one possible option could include airstrikes. But the president said that any military help must include political solutions from the Iraqi government, which has helped fuel the unrest by failing to reach out to its Sunni minority.
Obama Rules Out Ground Troops; What Else Can U.S. Do In Iraq?
By Tom Bowman • Jun 13, 2014
Originally published on June 13, 2014 3:23 pm