Obama authorizes deployment of 350 more troops to Iraq
CBS News: President Obama has authorized the deployment of an additional 350 troops to protect U.S. facilities and personnel in Baghdad, the White House said Tuesday night.
The additional personnel, who will be deployed at the recommendation of the Department of Defense, will not be serving in a combat role.
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Photo: In this May 19, 2007, file photo, the new U.S. Embassy under construction is seen from across the Tigris River in Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo)