BOEHNER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BOEHNER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Obama: U.S. misjudged Iraqi army, militants’ threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58464948-68/obama-intelligence-ground-iraq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58464948-68/obama-intelligence-ground-iraq.html.csp">Obama: U.S. misjudged Iraqi army, militants’ threat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN FREKING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-28T19:16:27.04-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 07:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama acknowledged that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq’s army to fight. Questioning Obama’s strategy to destroy the group, House Speaker John Boehner said the U.S. may have “no choice” but to send in American troops if the mix of U.S.-led airstrikes and a ground campaign reliant on Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and soon-to-be trained Syrian rebels fails to achieve that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584649482014-09-28T19:16:27.04-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-28T19:16:27.04-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58464948@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:16:27 MDT Boehner: U.S. may need ground troops vs. militants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58464952-68/boehner-ground-obama-troops.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58464952-68/boehner-ground-obama-troops.html.csp">Boehner: U.S. may need ground troops vs. militants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-28T10:09:14.863-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 10:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Speaker John Boehner says the United States may have “no choice” but to send American troops to fight Islamic State group militants if President Barack Obama’s strategy fails to destroy the extremist group. Boehner tells ABC’s “This Week” that he doesn’t believe Obama’s approach will accomplish that. He says it will take more than airstrikes to destroy the Islamic State group, and he criticizes Obama for saying he won’t send in American ground troops. Obama wants to rely on Ir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584649522014-09-28T10:09:14.863-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-28T10:09:14.863-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58464952@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:09:14 MDT