Obama says additional U.S. forces will help "squeeze" Islamic State




 
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Obama says additional U.S. forces will help "squeeze" Islamic State
 
December 3rd, 2015  
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Obama says additional U.S. forces will help "squeeze" Islamic State
By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said his decision to send more U.S. special forces to combat Islamic State in Iraq is not an indication that the United States is headed for another invasion like the one in 2003 that locked it in a long, violent conflict. Obama has said his strategy to fight the militant group in Iraq and Syria does not include U.S. ground combat troops, but this week, the Pentagon announced it would send a new force of special operations troops.




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