Obama’s Iraq Strategy Rests on Winning Over Alienated Sunnis

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(Bloomberg) -- The Obama Administration is considering sending 500 to 1,500 additional U.S. troops to Iraq to help train Iraqi forces in their battle against Islamic State fighters. Bloomberg’s Peter Cook reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

President Barack Obama’s latest plan to counter Islamic State in Iraq relies on training and advising Sunni tribes to fight alongside a Shiite-led military in a fractured country.

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