As Iraq Unravels, Calls for American Action Grow Louder

June 12, 2014 7:10 PM

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As Iraq Unravels, Calls for American Action Grow Louder

As Sunni rebels from an al Qaeda splinter group drive Iraq deeper into chaos, calls for American intervention are growing louder amid fears the trouble could spread beyond the nation's borders.

"This is a really bad situation strategically. The American people are tired of two wars. I am too, but you can't just let this thing go into free fall," said retired U.S. Army Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs.

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