Statement on Iraq 08-07-14

 Posted by at 21:47  Iraq, Politics
Aug 072014
 

President Obama addressed the nation this evening about the current situation in Iraq. He has authorized aid to the victims of the terrorist group currently taking control of much of that nation and has also authorized “limited” air strikes against those terrorists if the safety of United States personnel is threatened.

Under no circumstances, he stated, will there again be U.S. “boots on the ground.” We will not fight another war in Iraq.

The full transcript of the President’s statement follows the break.

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