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More US airstrikes in Iraq
Washington The U.S. military has launched a second round of airstrikes against ISIS militants in Northern Iraq, the Pentagon said.
President Obama authorized the use of force Thursday night, saying Americans or American interests were threatened by extremists.
The second round of strikes has struck two ISIS targets in Northern Iraq, taking out two mortar positions, a convoy and extremist fighters.
FA-18 aircrafts were launched from the USS George Bush, stationed in the Arabian Gulf.
A humanitarian crisis is developing in Northern Iraq. Thousands of families have fled to the top of a mountain, some walking miles to escape the threat of ISIS militants below.
Three U.S. Air Force cargo jets dropped critical supplies to people on the mountain, including 5,300 gallons of water and 8,000 meals ready to eat.
President Obama insists that he will not allow the U.S. the get dragged back into another war in Iraq.
American combat troops will not be returning to fight in Iraq, President Obama said.
President Obama is now the fourth consecutive president to order military action in Iraq.