'The United States will do its part'

June 13, 2014 5:36 PM

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'The United States will do its part'

WASHINGTON — President Obama vowed again Friday to help Iraq's government fight insurgents who are closing in on Baghdad, while a senior defense official told USA TODAY that American air power options are currently limited.

"The United States will do our part, but understand that ultimately, it's up to the Iraqis, as a sovereign nation, to solve their problems," Obama told reporters at the White House.

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