President Obama gave his permission to send airstrikes at Islamic State artillery in a statement Thursday evening. The airstrikes have now been carried out in an effort to subdue the Islamic extremists.
Christians should pray for our president, his senior advisors, our military leaders, our men and women in uniform, and our congressional leaders, that they would have the courage and wisdom to defend America.
The United States has issued a new round of sanctions. The new sanctions were put on Russian allies and intend to ban visas and freeze assets of Igor Sechin, the executive chairman of Rosneft oil company.