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Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker said Tuesday that Secretary of State John Kerry "should be on a plane right now for Baghdad" as Iraq's government struggles to defend the capital from ISIS militants. (CBS News)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker said Tuesday that Secretary of State John Kerry "should be on a plane right now for Baghdad" as Iraq's government struggles to defend the capital from ISIS militants. (CBS News)

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