Britain considers air strikes to avert genocide in Iraq (makes a change from causing it – but then that’s not what this is all about)

Britain considers air strikes to avert genocide in Iraq (makes a change from causing it – but then that’s not what this is all about)


‘Britain could join America in launching military strikes against Islamist extremists in Iraq should the situation descend into genocide, government sources said.
US forces began raids against fighters in northern Iraq on Friday after Barack Obama pledged to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.
Two F/A18 Hornets from an aircraft carrier in the Gulf dropped laser-guided 500lb bombs on a mobile artillery piece used by the jihadists. The attacks were announced by Mr Obama, who said “America is coming to help” the thousands of Christian children at risk of genocide from Islamist jihadists.’
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