Iraq fight to take time, Obama says

U.S. pushes for military, political changes U.S. airstrikes target militants’ artillery

Posted: August 10, 2014 at 4:21 a.m.

President Barack Obama rejected as “bogus” suggestions that U.S. forces should never have left Iraq, saying the idea is something that “gets peddled” by those “trying to defend previous policies that they themselves made.”

President Barack Obama on Saturday refused to give a time limit on America's renewed military involvement in Iraq, saying he doesn't think "we are going to solve this problem in weeks" as the country struggles to form a new government.


Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community arrive Saturday at a camp near the Syria-Iraq border. Syrian officials said Saturd... (By: KHALID MOHAMMED) (Credit: AP)

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