Uncertain Future

By NBC News

Published 08/12 2014 09:40AM

Updated 08/12 2014 11:18AM

(NBC News) Iraq's political leaders are in a battle of their own as the country's citizen's fear for their lives. 

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki refuses to step aside even though the country's new president has already named a replacement.

Meanwhile, thousands of Yazidi Christians are still on Sunjar Mountain starving and terrified. 

"If we go back they will kill us. And our men- they will slaughter them because just because we are Christians," said one.

On Monday the U.S. launched four air strikes in four hours. Those targeted attacks may not be enough. 

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