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The president goes to war in Syria and Iraq, but will only go so far.
The fight against the Islamic State is one in which most Americans can keep their distance.
Some Republican strategists now think he may be their strongest candidate in 2016.
LBJ chose not to run for re-election; Ford chose to pardon Nixon.