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  • In addition to those two possibilities for military action, Mr. Rhodes told foreign journalists Tuesday that the Obama administration would consider engaging ISIL forces if the U.S. believes it can make "a positive difference."

    Ben Rhodes lays out scenarios for U.S. military engagement in Iraq →

  • "I think the threats that we would look to, for instance, would include an evaluation of whether ISIL is posing a threat to U.S. interests that would necessitate our taking action against them, as we have against terrorist organizations in other parts of the region," Mr. Rhodes said. "I think the security and safety of our personnel would certainly be of profound interest to the United States."

    Ben Rhodes lays out scenarios for U.S. military engagement in Iraq →

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