Capital Journal: Politics and Violence in Iraq

The Wall Street Journal
June 20, 2014 AT 12:00 PM
Overseas problems continue to weigh on President Obama as Iraq descends into disarray. Obama promised that no combat troops would be deployed in Iraq, but he has sent 300 military advisers to the region. The president now must decide whether to back Nouri al-Maliki, the current prime minister, or demand a new leader.