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Obama unilaterally authorizes airstrikes on Iraq [UPDATED]

 

Obama unilaterally authorizes airstrikes on Iraq [UPDATED]

President Obama, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, unilaterally authorized “targeted” airstrikes on Iraq late last night. But, don’t worry- this doesn’t mean war, according to the President. In his speech he stated, “As commander in chief, I will not allow the United States to be drawn into fighting another war in Iraq.”

Well, that’s a relief! Especially since these “limited” and “targeted” airstrikes were not authorized by Congress. Watch President Obama’s full speech:

 

UPDATE: CNN is reporting the bombing has begun.


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