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Pentagon Spokesman Downplays Deteriorating Iraq Situation

Pentagon Spokesman Downplays Deteriorating Iraq Situation

Thursday on CNN’s “New Day,” host Brooke Baldwin asked the Pentagon’s press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby what worried them most about Iraq falling into chaos as al-Qaeda fighters sweep through northern Iraq toward Baghdad.

Kirby replied that it was “not so much worry,” but more a “sustained focus” on the “threat of extremism,” which he said was “not only in Iraq.”

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