“Potential ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Iraq”

I have an idea. How about we send George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and Condy Rice over to Iraq as “Special U.S. Envoys” to guide the U.S. effort — and then promptly forget about them as Baghdad inevitably falls to an insurgency that makes the Khmer Rouge look like Up With People.

Earnest said the United States would cooperate with the Iraqi military and Kurdish authorities in the volatile region, but he declined to respond to questions about whether the U.S. would consider other types of military action to protect refugees fleeing advancing Sunni militants.

via U.S. weighing response to potential 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Iraq – LA Times.