The burning of cigarettes just might be the straw that breaks Obama’s back and gets us back into war with the frickin’ nutjobs in Iraq. There’s no way chain smoking Obama is going to bystand that awful waste of good cigarettes. Check it out via The Daily Mail…
The Iraqi government has likened the jihadist insurgency gripping the country to the Nazi occupation of Europe.
Zuhair al-Nahar, a spokesman for Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki’s Dawa party, said the country’s leaders felt ‘abandoned’ and ‘want America, Europe, the UN to take immediate action to rectify the military situation’.
He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: ‘This is a catastrophe of unprecedented scale.
‘We are having a similar situation to Rwanda, where there is going to be genocide and we are having mass killings already. This is similar to the Nazi occupation of Europe.’
Iraq yesterday asked the U.S. to launch airstrikes to beat back militants holding vast territories across its north, a decision Washington mulled over as insurgents pressed an assault on the country’s largest oil refinery.
U.S. President Barack Obama yesterday briefed leaders of Congress on options for quelling the insurgency by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which launched an offensive across Iraq more than a week ago.
While Obama has not fully ruled out the possibility of launching airstrikes, such action is not imminent, officials said, in part because intelligence agencies have been unable to identify clear targets on the ground.
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