Obama's War Authorization Limits Ground Forces

Obama will send Congress a war request that will put limits on US troops' role.
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Calling in the troops.

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President Barack Obama will soon give Congress his proposal for a new authorization for the use of military force against Islamic State fighters, and it will place strict limits on the types of U.S. ground forces that can be deployed, according to congressional sources.

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