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Obama's balancing act over Iraq's crisis

As the fourth US president to order direct military action in Iraq, Obama is likely to face resistance domestically.

Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 09:44
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US President Barack Obama is warning that the fight against the Islamic State group may take time.

But in Congress and in public opinion, Obama will be facing resistance if the US once again deepens its military involvement in Iraq.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington.

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