Will U.S. troops head back to Iraq?

Will U.S. troops head back to Iraq?
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As violence continued to spread across Iraq Thursday, President Obama left open the possibility that the U.S. would join the fray to keep the nation from devolving into a full-scale civil war.

"What we've seen over the last couple of days indicates the degree to which Iraq's going to need more help," Obama said.

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Jon Terbush

Jon Terbush is an associate editor at TheWeek.com covering politics, sports, and other things he finds interesting. He has previously written for Talking Points Memo, Raw Story, and Business Insider.