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Obama: US Must Rethink Military Assets in Iraq

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President Barack Obama said the U.S. and its NATO allies need to consider how they're deploying military assets against Islamist extremists in Iraq, just hours after Baghdad announced an offensive to retake Ramadi. Speaking at the end of a White House meeting with visiting NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, the president said the challenge posed by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, and the conflict in Libya, has forced the alliance to seek a different approach.

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