The terrorists marching through Iraq seized the city of Tal Afar today. Iran is there to help fill the void left by the United States. At about the same time, Secretary of State John Kerry was hosting a global warming conference. I wish I was making this up.
With the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) advancing rapidly through Iraq and posting images of their brutal mass executions, plans have begun to evacuate America’s embassy in Baghdad. In Washington, however, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a conference on the world’s real “vital security issue”: climate change.
Kerry, who has remarked intermittently in interviews on the current crisis in Iraq, spent the morning hosting the State Department’s “Our Ocean” conference– a summit of 80 countries and academic experts designed to engage global leaders in a discussion on how to save the world’s oceans from the effects of climate change. There, Secretary Kerry announced that the world had a “shared responsibility” to keep the seas clean, and encouraged global leaders to see climate change and the protection of the seas as a national security issue, not an environmental one. (Read More)
Oh but don’t worry, he said that he knows there are all sorts of conflicts around the world, but global warming is a “vital national security issue.”
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