Iraqi ambassador: Baghdad turning to Iran, Russia for military aid after waiting for US

  • by: LARA JAKES , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 1, 2014 - 6:15 PM

WASHINGTON — Iraq is increasingly turning to other governments like Iran, Russia and Syria to help beat back a rampant insurgency because it cannot wait for additional American military aid, Baghdad's top envoy to the U.S. said Tuesday.

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