United States has carries out its first air strikes on Islamic State extremists in northern Iraq

USA flagThe United States has carried out its first air strikes on Islamic State extremists in northern Iraq. The US President has ruled out putting troops on the ground, as the country launched strikes on ISIS. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled their homes, with many trapped in the mountains. The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, says the group’s actions bear all the signs of genocide in the making, and the US has decided it must act. [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/26524/medium/”]

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