What About All Those Iraqi Refugees? We're Working on It

Another loop in this Gordian Knot.


he 130 special advisers dispatched to Iraq this week have been tasked with developing a rescue plan for religious minorities trapped on Mount Sinjar, the Obama administration said Wednesday.

The advisers "will make recommendations about how to follow-through on an effort to get the people off that mountain and into a safe place," said National Security Council spokesman Ben Rhodes.