Fear of ‘Another Benghazi’ Drove White House to Airstrikes in Iraq

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Interviews with multiple officials in the Obama administration paint a portrait of a president forced by the unexpectedly rapid deterioration of security in Iraq to abandon his longstanding reluctance to use military force.

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