Obama Tells Congress U.S. Deploying Up to 275 Troops to Iraq - Presented by: The Aol. On Network

The United States is deploying up to 275 military personnel to Iraq. President Barack Obama made the announcement to the U.S. Congress on Monday in a letter to lawmakers. He said he was notifying Congress under the War Powers Resolution. Obama said the forces are for securing the safety of American personnel in Iraq as well as the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. The move comes as militants seize control of the north of Iraq.

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