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Likely Republican presidential candidate, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, says he might favor sending US ground troops to mount a conventional war against Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) in Syria or at least wouldn’t rule it out. Really?
by Ronald Radosh and Allis Radosh
A historical precedent suggests the possibility. Remember Warren Harding?
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