Is the U.S. Doubling Down in Iraq?

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In 2011, President Obama withdrew US combat forces, hoping to see the last of American involvement in Iraq. Now, he’s authorized US airstrikes against the expanding forces of the Islamic State. Is the U.S. doubling down in Iraq?


Kenneth Pollack - Brookings Institution - @BrookingsInst, Zaid Al-Ali - International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance - @zalali, Barry Posen - Massachusetts Institute of Technology - @MIT_SSP, Michael Rubin - American Enterprise Institute - @mrubin1971

Warren Olney

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