U.S. sending armed forces into Baghdad
Troops to secure embassy, Obama notifies Congress
Posted: June 17, 2014 at 3:26 a.m.
The U.S. is urgently deploying several hundred armed troops in and around Iraq and considering sending an additional contingent of special forces soldiers as Baghdad struggles to repel a rampant insurgency, although the White House insists that America will not be dragged into another war.
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