Durbin supports airstrikes over Iraq

By Kelsey Gibbs | kgibbs@wcia.com

Published 08/08 2014 06:05PM

Updated 08/08 2014 06:07PM

NATIONAL -- Senator Dick Durbin supports the president's authorized airstrikes in Iraq. The president says they're necessary to protect Americans who are in the Irbil. That's the Kurdish capitol in jeopardy of being taken over by militants. Durbin says it's a group which can't be taken lightly. The U.S. has considered airstrikes before in Iraq, but backed down.

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