No U.S. ground combat troops in Iraq

September 17, 2014 4:38 PM

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No U.S. ground combat troops in Iraq

President Obama doubled down Wednesday on an increasingly questioned pledge: There will be no U.S. ground combat troops back in Iraq.

"I will not commit you, and the rest of our armed forces, to fighting another ground war in Iraq," Obama told troops at the U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Fla.

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