President Obama orders airlift of relief to trapped Yazidis, fighter jets strike Islamic State militants in northern Iraq today....
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--Obama airlifts aid to trapped Yazidis on Mt. Sinjar and launches airstrikes on IS “to protect Americans in Erbil”
--Obama notified Congress, but is he observing War Powers Act?
--right wing World Net Daily reports that some IS fighters were trained by US in Jordan
--CNN reports that 100 Americans are fighting in IS, speculating they could come to the US, with no evidence
--Professor Mohammed Ayoob comments on this, in excerpt from our in-depth interview
--Gaza cease-fire expires and both sides return to fighting
--Israel has detained over 1,000 Palestinians who are Israeli citizens, for protesting the war
--Israel’s grisly “Hannibal directive” is exposed
--Kerry gets Afghan candidates to agree to honor recount
--in Egypt, the “Grand Mufti” opposes death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood leaders
--Montana’s appointed Dem senator, John Walsh, withdraws from election due to plagiarism
--in Alaska, Dem Sen. Mark Begich is running on his record of voting with Republicans
--in Kentucky, same game, as Dem opponent to McConnell wants to be “senator from Coal Country”