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FILE - In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, Iraqi security forces prepare to attack Islamic State extremist positions as smoke rises from central Tikrit, Iraq during clashes in the city, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

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FILE - In this Monday, June 16, 2014 file photo, demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group slogans as they wave the group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/File)

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MEK residents at Camp Liberty in Iraq

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Iraqi security forces defend their positions against an Islamic State group attack in Husaybah, 8 kilometers (5 miles) east of Ramadi, Iraq, June 15, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 file photo, Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki has given up his post as prime minister to Haider al-Abadi, state television reported Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 a move that could end a political deadlock that plunged Baghdad into uncertainty as the country fights a Sunni militant insurgency. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File) (CREDIT)

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Grooms from Iraq's Shiite militia and their brides attend a mass wedding ceremony at a club in Karrada neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June 15, 2015. About 125 couples got married at the ceremony Monday sponsored by the government. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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U.S. airmen run in bomb suits on Sept. 12, 2009, while deployed to Kirkuk, Iraq. (Image: U.S. Air Force) ** FILE **

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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 11, 2014 file photo, Iraqi security forces in uniforms and plainclothes head to Baghdad on the main road between Baghdad and Mosul, a day after fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant took control of much of Mosul, outside Kirkuk, Iraq. A year after the Islamic State group seized the city of Mosul and spread south, effectively dividing the country and plunging it into chaos, Iraq is struggling with a staggering political, economic and humanitarian crisis it may take generations to recover from.(AP Photo, File)

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White House press secretary Josh Earnest answers a question on the battle against the Islamic State group in Iraq, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Demonstrators chant pro-Islamic State group slogans as they wave the group's flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, Iraq, in this Monday, June 16, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo, File)

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Islamic State fighters left a path of death and destruction as they blazed their way through northern Iraq last year and captured two key Sunni-dominated cities. Some analysts predict they will try to make further incursions during Ramadan, including in Baghdad. (Associated Press)

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An estimated half-million residents of Mosul, Iraq, fled last year as Islamic State fighters started seizing control and then swept into Tikrit. A year later, Iraqi Security Forces and their allies have no clear strategy to reclaim the economically important city. (Associated Press)

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Tammy Duckworth – After receiving a Purple Heart, an Air Medal, and an Army Commendation Medal for her service in Iraq, Tammy Duckworth went on to become the Assistance Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. In 2010, she was inducted into the U.S. Army Women's Foundation Hall of Fame.

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In this picture taken Monday, June 8, 2015, mourners carry the flag-draped coffins at the Shaheed or Martyrs monument, during a symbolic funeral for Iraqi soldiers killed by Islamic State group militants when they overran Camp Speicher military base in June 2014, in Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's honesty on matters of national security is causing headaches for the White House, but lawmakers like his willingness to dig into controversial issues like Iraq's willingness to fight and U.S. strategy in fighting militants. (Associated Press)

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US President Barack Obama pauses as he participates in a bilateral meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during the G-7 summit in Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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In this Dec. 2, 1998, file photo, former Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz stands to attention as the Iraqi national anthem is played at a conference in Baghdad, Iraq. Officials say Aziz has died in a hospital in southern Iraq on Friday, June 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry surveys Baghdad, Iraq from a helicopter on Sept. 10, 2014. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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In its latest efforts, the terror group Islamic State is using social media to recruit jihadis to its self-styled paradise on earth, hoping to lure trained professionals like doctors and builders to improve the stateless group's infrastructure in Iraq and Syria. (Associated Press)

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National Edition News cover for June 1, 2015 - U.S. bombers hold their fire for lack of good Iraq targets: In this photo taken Tuesday, March 10, 2015, a U.S F-18 fighter refuels at the back of a KC-135 refueling aircraft over Iraq, Tuesday March 10, 2015. Since the bombing campaign began, American warplanes have handled 80 percent of the 2,780 airstrikes carried out as of Tuesday in Iraq and Syria, according to the most recent figures provided by the U.S. military. (AP Photo/Razan Alzayani)