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Barack Obama Iraq ISIS

Notifies Congress on Amerli air operation

1 Sep, 2014

Obama officially notifies Congress that he authorized airstrikes against ISIS and humanitarian airdrops over the weekend in the besieged Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli. White House National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden says the Amerli operation is…

…consistent with the military missions we have outlined to date in Iraq – to protect U.S. personnel and facilities and to address the humanitarian situation on the ground.