Analysis: With Syria deployment, Obama crosses own red line

In this Oct. 27, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks at the 122nd International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference in Chicago. Even as Obama sent U.S. troops back to Iraq and ordered the military to stay in Afghanistan, he insisted Syria would remain off limits for American ground forces. Now the president has crossed his own red line. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops back to Iraq and ordered the military to stay in Afghanistan, he insisted Syria would remain off limits for American ground forces. Now the president has crossed his own red line.

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