Kerry warns Iraq about Iran aid

It's about time someone from the American government talked to our "ally" Iraq about them helping President Assad of Syria slaughter his own people. One of Assad's lifelines is the Iraqi conduit, which not only allows truck convoys carrying weapons and fighters across Iraq into Syria, but allowing the Iranians to use Iraqi airspace to ferry more aid to Syria. Associated Press: Kerry said the plane shipments -- along with material being trucked across Iraqi territory from Iran to Syria -- were helping President Bashar Assad's regime cling to power by increasing their ability to strike at Syrian rebels and opposition figures demanding Assad's ouster. "I made it very clear that for those of us who are engaged in an effort to see President Assad step down and to see a democratic process take hold ... anything that supports President Assad is problematic," Kerry said at a news conference at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad after meeting separately with Maliki at his office. "And I made it...(Read Full Post)