Why is the US conducting airstrikes in Iraq?

Posted on Dec 18 2014 - 7:56am by admin

Why is the US conducting airstrikes in Iraq?

Last night President Obama announced that he was authorizing targeted airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq. The goal, he said, was to protect American personnel who are stationed there and to provide vital humanitarian aid to communities that …
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Senators hear of Guard chemical exposure in Iraq

Russell Powell, a former West Virginia Army National Guard staff sergeant; Rocky Bixby, a former Oregon Army National Guard staff sergeant; and Russell Kimberling, a former Indiana Army National Guard infantry company commander, testify before the …
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Martin Schram commentary: Iraqi chemical weapons still causing problems

Similar flagrant abuses and tragic outcomes occurred as far back as the 1991 Persian Gulf War — with the U.S. government also withholding facts, timely treatment and even service-related veterans benefits from soldiers who were exposed to chemical …
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