Topics

This Week (tv program)
Obama: U.S. cannot solve Iraq's problems alone
Obama: U.S. cannot solve Iraq's problems alone

The radical Sunni Muslim group advancing in Iraq, though it puts the Middle East's stability at risk, is “just one of a number of organizations” in the region that pose a threat to U.S. interests, President Obama said Sunday. Obama said the rapid advances by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, in Iraq could spill over into Jordan and that the group “could amass more arms, more resources” in Syria. But the president, likening ISIS to other groups such as Al Qaeda in Yemen, once again said it was not a problem that U.S. troops could solve. “And this is going to be a global challenge and one that the United States is going to have to address, but...

Loading