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Column: Above All Else, Save the Kurds

President Barack Obama is clearly not happy about ordering U.S. military intervention in Iraq again. But with Islamic State militants (ISIS) terrifyingly close to the Kurdish capital, Irbil, and 40,000 members of a religious minority facing death on a mountaintop, Obama decided to deploy a limited amount of U.S. airpower in a country where U.S. combat operations supposedly ended four years ago. Iraq has now become Obama’s war, too, if to a lesser extent than his three...

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