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** FILE ** Mourners carry the coffin of a man killed in a liquor store attack in Baghdad, Iraq, May 15, 2013. More than a year after the U.S. military left Iraq, the country is reeling from its most sustained violence since 2008. Over the last two months more than 1,200 people have been killed, raising fears the country is sliding back into chaos. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Mourners carry the coffin of a man killed in a liquor store attack in Baghdad, Iraq, May 15, 2013. More than a year after the U.S. military left Iraq, the country is reeling from its most sustained violence since 2008. Over the last two months more than 1,200 people have been killed, raising fears the country is sliding back into chaos. (Associated Press)

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Armed Kurdish fighters from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) stand at attention after arriving in the Heror region of Iraq, northwest of Baghdad, on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Ceerwan Aziz)

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Iraqis display their ink-stained fingers at a polling center during the country's provincial elections in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/ Karim Kadim)

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Iraqis display their ink-stained fingers at a polling center during the country's provincial elections in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/ Karim Kadim)

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Civilians gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in the east Baghdad neighborhood of Kamaliya, Iraq, on Monday, April 15, 2013. A series of attacks across, Iraq many involving car bombs, has killed and wounded dozens of people, police said, less than a week before Iraqis in much of the country are scheduled to vote in the country's first elections since the 2011 U.S. troop withdrawal. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

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Civilians gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in the east Baghdad neighborhood of Kamaliya, Iraq, on Monday, April 15, 2013. A series of attacks across, Iraq many involving car bombs, has killed and wounded dozens of people, police said, less than a week before Iraqis in much of the country are scheduled to vote in the country's first elections since the 2011 U.S. troop withdrawal. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

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Author and photographer, Greg E. Mathieson Sr. stands in a dust storm at the secluded US Navy SEAL base in Fallujah, Iraq while producing exclusive material for the newly released book, US Naval Special Warfare / US Navy SEALs. Photo: (C) 2011 Greg E. Mathieson Sr. / NSW Publications, LLC

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A US Navy SEAL Sniper in Iraq. Photo: (C) 2010 Greg E. Mathieson Sr. / NSW Publications, LLC

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Iraqi security forces queue to vote at a polling center during the early voting in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, April 13, 2013. Voters head to the polls next week for the first time since the U.S. military withdrawal. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

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Iraqi security forces queue to vote at a polling center during the early voting in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, April 13, 2013. Voters head to the polls next week for the first time since the U.S. military withdrawal. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

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**FILE** Members of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga., head toward a C-17 aircraft at Sather Air Base in Baghdad in November 2010 as they begin their journey home after a year in Iraq. (Associated Press/Maya Alleruzzo)

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Secretary of State John F. Kerry urged Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Sunday to step up efforts to ensure Iranian flights over Iraq do not carry military aid to Syria. Only two planes reportedly have been inspected since July. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry (right) meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Mr. Kerry, on an unannounced visit to Iraq, was expected to urge Mr. al-Maliki to make sure Iranian flights over Iraq do not carry arms and fighters to Syria, a U.S. official said. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

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U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry (right) meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Mr. Kerry, on an unannounced visit to Iraq, was expected to urge Mr. al-Maliki to make sure Iranian flights over Iraq do not carry arms and fighters to Syria, a U.S. official said. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

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** FILE ** In this Friday, July 20, 2012, file photo, blindfolded and handcuffed suspected al Qaeda members are led away to detention centers in an Iraqi army base in Hillah, Iraq. (AP Photo/ Alaa al-Marjani, File)

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** FILE ** In this Friday, July 20, 2012, file photo, blindfolded and handcuffed suspected al Qaeda members are led away to detention centers in an Iraqi army base in Hillah, Iraq. (AP Photo/ Alaa al-Marjani, File)

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Stuart Bowen, special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction, gestures during an interview in his office in Arlington, Va., on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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**FILE** U.S. Army soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division, the last American unit to leave Iraq, arrive at Camp Virginia in Kuwait. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** People arrive at Basra airport in Iraq on June 4, 2005, on the first commercial Iraqi Airways flight from Baghdad since Basra's airport came under British control following the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003. (Associated Press)