U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks to the media on the situation in Iraq on the South Lawn of the White House, before his departure for vacation at Martha's Vineyard, in Washington August... more 
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks to the media on the situation in Iraq on the South Lawn of the White House, before his departure for vacation at Martha's Vineyard, in Washington August 9, 2014. Obama said on Saturday U.S. airstrikes have destroyed arms and equipment that Islamic State insurgents could have used to attack Arbil, the Iraqi Kurdish capital, but warned the current operation in Iraq could take some time. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CONFLICT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY PROFILE) less 
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Sat, Aug 9, 2014 11:32 AM EDT