WORLD  ·   August 8, 2014

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

- In a statement made Thursday night, President Obama said he has authorized military strikes on Islamic State militants if they continue their advancement on the city of Irbil, where military personnel and the U.S. consulate are located. ()

- In a statement made Thursday night, President Obama said he has authorized military strikes on Islamic State militants if they continue their advancement on the city of Irbil, where military personnel and the U.S. consulate are located. ()

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq (8:25)

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