Obama sending up to 300 soldiers to Iraq as advisers, says move is limited

By Karen DeYoung, Anne Gearan, June 20, 2014

President Obama authorized additional military assistance for Iraq’s fight against advancing Islamist militants Thursday, but made clear that he will continue to hold back more substantive support, including U.S. airstrikes, until he sees a direct threat to U.S. personnel or a more inclusive and capable Iraqi government.

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