(CNN) -- [Breaking news update at 9:38 p.m. ET Thursday]U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday he'd authorized targeted airstrikes in Iraq to protect American personnel.
"When we have the unique capabilities to help avert a massacre, then I believe the United States of America cannot turn a blind eye," Obama said Thursday about Iraq.
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Well its clear that we have dropped food and water to those stranded. But whats next? What else will we do? Obama just recnelty announced that we have authorized air strikes. Im guessing they will be used. Welcome to "mission accomplished".