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    This undated image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on Monday, June 30, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a parade in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center)


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    In a 2008 op-ed, then-Sen. Joe Biden (shown delivering a 2006 speech in Philadelphia) warned “a precipitous withdrawal" from Iraq could "lead to a national meltdown” marked by sectarian strife. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


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    Iraqi security forces celebrate after clashes with followers of Shiite cleric Mahmoud al-Sarkhi, in front of his home in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahmed al-Husseini)


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    This undated image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on Monday, June 30, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a parade in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center)


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    Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take their position along the front line with militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Demonstrating their growing independence from the rest of Iraq, the largely autonomous Kurdish regional government is setting up dirt barriers that it hopes ultimately will set the borders of a future state. (Associated Press)


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    Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take their position along the front line with militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Demonstrating their growing independence from the rest of Iraq, the largely autonomous Kurdish regional government is setting up dirt barriers that it hopes ultimately will set the borders of a future state. (Associated Press)


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    Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take their position along the front line with militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Demonstrating their growing independence from the rest of Iraq, the largely autonomous Kurdish regional government is setting up dirt barriers that it hopes ultimately will set the borders of a future state. (Associated Press)


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    Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida favors a more aggressive U.S. military campaign to combat Islamic militants in Iraq. (Associated Press)


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    Illustration on Iraq chaos by De Angelis, Rome Italy/CartoonArts International


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