His speech was a plea to the international community and especially to the West for support. It was an entreaty not to look away, but also not to recklessly intervene, as the United States has done in the past. Warda will tell you that Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq are not better off because of the fall of Saddam Hussein, evil tyrant though he may have been. Warda is no apologist for Hussein, he simply explains how things have played out.
Lots of people in this world deserve help. Lets put ourselves at the top of the list for a while instead of the bottom.