TITLE

Obama's Iraq plan: a middle path from a conflicted president

AUTHOR(S)
LaFranchi, Howard
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;6/19/2014, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
So American boots are about to be back on the ground in Iraq -- but no more than a few hundred, and not in a combat role.
ACCESSION #
96712253

 

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