Top military official opens door to ground troops in ISIS fight, despite Obama pledge

September 16, 2014 9:35 PM

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A week after President Obama vowed not to get "dragged into another ground war in Iraq," his top military leader opened the door to just that.

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey addressed the possibility of U.S. ground forces getting involved in the fight against the Islamic State during blunt testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. He said he would consider recommending that option if the internati...

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