The Reid Report
| August 07, 2014
US weighs effort to help Iraqi refugees
U.S. officials tell NBC News that President Obama is considering a combination of airstrikes and humanitarian airdrops in Northern Iraq as a Sunni-led insurgency has reportedly trapped up to 40,000 members of a prosecuted religious minority. Joy Reid discusses the situation with Col. Jack Jacobs, The Atlantic’s Steve Clemons, and American University professor Hillary Mann Leverett.