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Obama: Fight Against Iraqi Militants Will Take 'More Than Weeks'

U.S. President Barack Obama said two airstrikes have destroyed arms and equipment of Islamic State militants who have besieged northern Iraq and threatened the Kurdish capital of Irbil. Speaking at the White House Saturday, Obama said the fight against the group, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, will take "more than weeks." Friday's targeted strikes fighter jets and drones were essential to prevent the militants' advance on Irbil, where...

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