President comments on Iraq

|By:, SA News Editor

The President promises a plan to help the Iraqi government is days away, but the U.S. response will not involve sending troops. Low morale and commitment have plagued the Iraqi army for some time thanks to political issues, says Obama, and now it's clear the Syrian civil war has spilled over into Iraq.

WTI crude (USO +0.2%) has added a few cents to gains as the President speaks, now at $106.85 per barrel.

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