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Iraqi American leader in San Diego calls for rescue of Christians
Iraqi American leader in San Diego calls for rescue of Christians

A leader in the Iraqi community in eastern San Diego County is redoubling his efforts to rescue Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities facing slaughter by Sunni militants of the Islamic State. Mark Arabo had earlier petitioned the White House to take military action to stop the militants from killing Christians and others as they attempt to form a caliphate in Syria and northern Iraq. Now that President Obama has ordered airstrikes, and is said to be considering further actions, Arabo has turned his efforts to persuading Obama and the United Nations to authorize an airlift to rescue tens of thousands of Christians and others. He has been in contact with White House...

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