“[The U.S.] will work with Iranians so long as they respect the integrity and sovereignty of Iraq.”
— Secretary of State John Kerry
The U.S. cannot partner with Iran to fight Islamist insurgents in Iraq, because Iran has supported whatever it takes to gain influence in Iran, Charles Krauthammer contended.
”…preposterous…the worst thing we could possibly do.”
— Charles Krauthammer
Secretary of State John Kerry’s said today that the U.S. “will work with Iranians so long as they respect the integrity and sovereignty of Iraq.” Krauthammer called this idea ”preposterous.” Iran will not respect the integrity and sovereignty of Iraq and Kerry’s military plan is “the worst thing we could possibly do,” he said on Special Report….(read more)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered an aircraft carrier — the USS George H.W. Bush — to move from the northern Arabian Sea to the Persian Gulf as President Barack Obama considers possible military options for Iraq.
Hagel’s press secretary, Rear Adm. John Kirby, says the order will give the president added flexibility if military action is required to protect American lives, citizens and interests in Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »