"Word from Canon Andrew White, also called the “Vicar of Baghdad,” is that the militant Islamic terror group is roughly 2 km away. Already, there’s been an attack on an Iraqi base roughly an hour from Baghdad’s doorstep. The camp was overrun by militants last week..."
"...Jeff Palmer with Baptist Global Response says, “Hopefully, Baghdad will hold up, but it does mean more refugees and Internally Displaced Persons. As the world knows, everybody is stretched to the limits from north Syria over to northern Iraq and now down toward Baghdad.”
"What if ISIS does attempt taking Baghdad? It’ll make a bad situation worse, Palmer predicts. “Where do you go from your capital city? If it falls, where do you go? There are a lot of people there: a lot of believers and a lot of non-believers that are just caught up in the crossfire.'”