Obama to Speak Again on Iraq

August 9, 2014 1:46 PM

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Obama to Speak Again on Iraq

President Barack Obama was scheduled to address the nation at 10:25 a.m. ET after a day of U.S. airstrikes against militant Islamist rebels and humanitarian deliveries to refugees in Iraq.

U.S. jets launched airstrikes Friday on isolated targets to stem the advance of fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, who have trapped tens of thousands of Christians and ethno-religious Yazidi on a mountaintop in northern Iraq. The U.S. also said it made a second airdrop of food and wa...

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