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Top US General Does Not Rule Out Ground Troops in Iraq: White House Scrambles to Clarify

September 16, 2014 05:45 PM
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America’s top military commander says he does not believe U.S. ground forces will be required to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, but would recommend their use under certain conditions. The Obama administration moved quickly to clarify its position that no ground troops will be sent in. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Capitol Hill.