Obama, be upfront on Iraq

Let's be honest. The United States has crossed the threshold on Iraq. We're in it to salvage the country — again — using American military might.

Opinion L.A.

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James Foley and other heroic journalists in war zones

To the editor: The execution of American photojournalist James Foley by Islamic State militants is an evil, despicable act and a harrowing reminder of the heroism of our war-zone journalists. ("Militants blame U.S. for their apparent beheading of U.S. journalist," Aug. 19)

David Horsey

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