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U.S. Lawmakers Voice Support for Iraq Airstrikes, Humanitarian Aid

U.S. lawmakers offered support Thursday evening for President Barack Obama's approval of targeted military strikes against Islamist militants in northern Iraq, while suggesting further U.S. actions may be necessary.

Members of Congress responding to Mr. Obama's national address on new U.S. actions in Iraq offered little opposition to his decision to conduct airstrikes and an emergency airdrop of water and food to members of an ethnic Kurdish minority trapped by the advance of the group calling itself the Islamic State.

Read more: http://online.wsj.com/articles/u-s-lawmakers-voice-support-for-iraq-airstrikes-humanitarian-aid-1407468706?mod=e2tw

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