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Salem-News.com (Jun-18-2014 18:14)
U.S. Starting to Fly Missions Over IraqSalem-News.com
Republican Senator John McCain, speaking in the Senate, called for the use of American air power, but also urged Obama to "make it make very clear to Maliki that his time is up."
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -
President Barack Obama came under pressure from U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to persuade Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to step down over what they see as failed leadership in the face of an insurgency threatening his country.