When boots on the ground aren’t

After multiple statements that the US would not put boots on the ground in Syria, on Monday President Obama announced that 250 US soldiers will be sent to Syria. That led to a classic exchange between State Department spokesman John Kirby and AP reporter Matt Lee.

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