The Canadian Press

2014-09-16 | ISIL Canada Debate

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper said 69 Special Forces soldiers were sent to northern Iraq to advise and assist local forces in the fight against the militants known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. He revealed the figure during a second straight day of question-period pressure by the New Democrats and Liberals. The opposition parties said Harper was itching for Canada to be part of the Iraq War, but Harper said there was no comparison between the two situations. (Both the New Democrats and Liberals wanted Parliament to vote on the deployment, but Harper said that wouldn't happen because the soldiers were not on a combat mission.)

Date: 2014-09-16
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << when you mix a comparison between what the United States is doing today and what the United States in 2003 there is no comparison Barack Obama President Obama was very opposed to the 2003 War obviously today he is launching a counterterrorism operation not simply because millions of people in that region are in danger but because there are very real threat >>