White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest read a prepared statement by President Barack Obama on the addition of 50 American military personnel to advise and train anti-ISIS forces in Syria. At the October 30, 2015 press conference, Earnest adamantly explained that these boots on the ground are to assist in an advisory role only, and American soldiers will not participate in combat unless absolutely necessary. (Natalie Fertig / McClatchy)
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest read a prepared statement by President Barack Obama on the addition of 50 American military personnel to advise and train anti-ISIS forces in Syria. At the October 30, 2015 press conference, Earnest adamantly explained that these boots on the ground are to assist in an advisory role only, and American soldiers will not participate in combat unless absolutely necessary. (Natalie Fertig / McClatchy)

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October 30, 2015 11:26 AM

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