Obama: More airdrops of food and water atop Iraq's Sinjar mountain may be unnecessary

  • by: ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 14, 2014 - 8:20 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday promised to expand U.S. humanitarian relief to Iraqis threatened by the advancing army of the Islamic State militants. He took credit for alleviating the genocide threat to thousands trapped on a mountaintop but said the situation "remains dire" throughout the country.

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