Such air strikes would be a regional escalation of the conflict inside Iraq where the Islamic militants have taken over cities in northern and western Iraq and threatened the stability of the Iraqi government.
It would also make Syria the second country that has been hostile to the U.S. apparently helping Iraq. There have been reports of Iranian troops intervening on behalf of the beleaguered Iraqi government.
Well, #PresidentWeakHorse has been begging Iran for help, so it’s not surprising the Iran’s surrogates would pitch in.
That sound you hear?
Saudi heads exploding.