Austin's Morning News

Blog > Austin's Morning News > Top officer in Iraq: 'We must neutralize this enemy'

Top officer in Iraq: 'We must neutralize this enemy'

The militants are well organized, equipped and funded, Bednarek said, and they caught the Iraqi forces off guard.

"This is a very, very difficult, dire and dangerous situation here in Iraq," he said. "We're very concerned about the deteriorating security situation as well as the growing humanitarian crisis. It's not good, and it's not improving fast enough."

President Obama has authorized humanitarian aid to trapped minorities in Iraq, and is considering other options that include possible air strikes against militants, a government official said.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/07/top-us-officer-in-iraq-we-must-neutralize-this-enemy/13751531/

Austin's Morning News

A 16-year-old Michigan girl was able to fake that she was pregnant to family and friends for ten months., and even...
Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth was shot 15 times during his murder at a Houston-area gas station,...
The Supreme Court on Monday night denied an emergency application from a Kentucky clerk who has been refusing to...
The unedited version of a video obtained by KSAT 12 News showing the fatal shooting of a man by two Bexar County...
Following the killing of a Harris County sheriff’s deputy late Friday night, a local law enforcement leader said...