Obama applauds recapture of Mosul dam, says Iraqi must unite because 'the wolf's at the door'

  • by: ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 18, 2014 - 6:19 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama hailed the recapture of Mosul dam Monday as a "major step forward" as a barrage of U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces score the biggest victory of its counteroffensive against the Islamic State militants.

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