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Obama Weighs Military Options in Iraq

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(Wall Street Journal / Worthy News)-- The menu of options available to President Barack Obama in Iraq is a familiar one: Share intelligence, give tactical advice, launch airstrikes. But the president's decision is complicated by the difficult relationship with Baghdad since U.S. troops left, and the amorphous nature of the enemy.

Mr. Obama said Friday that any U.S. action will take "several days" to begin and wouldn't include the deployment of American ground troops. The White House timetable drew a rebuke from some Republicans in Congress, who called for faster action.

While Mr. Obama has ruled out ground combat forces, the option for airstrikes remains clearly on the table, and military officials this week have begun furious work to develop target lists and move equipment and personnel into position. -- Source

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