Here & Now Here & Now

Support the news

Analysis Of Obama's Remarks On Iraq06:38

This article is more than 6 years old.

President Obama said that he is sending up to 300 military advisers to Iraq and will work more closely with the Iraqi government to battle militants who have been rapidly advancing toward Baghdad from the country's north.

The president also emphasized that no combat troops will be sent to fight in Iraq. He said the crisis there has to be solved by Iraqis.

Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs, discusses the president's remarks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.


This segment aired on June 19, 2014.

Support the news

Support the news