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Security forces inspect the site of a twin bombing at a crowded market in Baghdad Iraq, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Illinois Republican, who served in Iraq, called "American Sniper" an authentic portrayal of war and its aftermath for veterans. (Associated Press)

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Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during a press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Stefan Wermuth, Pool) ** FILE **

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A Kurdish peshmerga stands on a military tank preparing for battle against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq, Jan. 20, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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in this Sunday, March 30, 2014, file photo, Islamic State group militants hold up their flag as they patrol in a commandeered Iraqi military vehicle in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo, File)

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Chris Kyle is credited with 160 kills in Iraq, making him, as his book says, "the most lethal sniper in U.S. history." (Associated Press)

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From Afghanistan and borderlands of Pakistan to Iraq and North Africa, radical Islamists eager to spread their strict interpretation of the Muslim faith and topple Western values have bombed, beheaded and slaughtered — undermining the White House narrative and raising questions about its strategy. (Associated Press)

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While more Iraq and Afghanistan vets are surviving their injuries, more are losing their limbs in attacks. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Duncan Hunter, California Republican and a former Marine combatant in Iraq, said more MQ-1 Predators and the newer, higher-flying MQ-9 Reaper make sense. He said commanders need constant air surveillance to find on-the-move Islamic State fighters. (Associated Press)

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This undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 4, 2014, which is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Shakir Waheib, a senior member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), now called the Islamic State group, left, next to a burning police vehicle in Iraq's Anbar Province. (AP Photo via militant website, File)

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This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq. (AP Photo/Militant video, File)

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An Iraqi soldier secures an area from a helicopter near Baquba, the capital of Iraq's Diyala province, 35 miles (60 kilometers) northeast of Baghdad, Iraq. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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An Iraqi Army helicopter flies over the city of Baquba, the capital of Iraq's Diyala province, 35 miles (60 kilometers) northeast of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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The Islamic State group, which has employed a broad range of strategies to subdue Sunni Muslim tribes in Syria and Iraq, is pushing its war for a caliphate into North Africa. Younger jihadis in particular appear to be mimicking the militants' rhetoric and brutality. (Associated Press)

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Soldiers rush a trauma victim to a U.S. Army medical helicopter in Tarmiyah, Iraq, Sept. 30, 2007. (U.S. Army)

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Iraqi prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, speaks at a press conference with Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Iraq’s prime minister said on Thursday that his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation in the face of the threat posed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, Pool)

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Gunman clash with Iraqi security forces in Fallujah, Iraq, Jan. 5, 2014. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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In this file photo taken Thursday, June 19, 2014, al Qaeda-inspired militants stand with captured Iraqi army Humvee at a checkpoint outside an oil refinery in Beiji, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The government forces on Friday, Nov. 14, drove Islamic State militants out from their remaining strongholds inside the oil refinery town of Beiji, two security official said, in a key victory over the terror group that has captured much of northern and western Iraq in a stunning summer offensive. (AP Photo, File)

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FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, June 19, 2014, a column of smoke rises from an oil refinery in Beiji, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The government forces on Friday, Nov. 14, drove Islamic State militants out from their remaining strongholds inside the oil refinery town of Beiji, two security official said, in a key victory over the terror group that has captured much of northern and western Iraq in a stunning summer offensive. (AP Photo, File)