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Kerry Discusses Security Challenges with Middle Eastern Officials

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with representatives of Middle Eastern and Gulf states to discuss security challenges in the wake of a quick advance of an Islamist insurgency.  A radical group that calls itself the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant has taken control of large swaths of northern Iraq and threatens to capture Iraq's capital, Baghdad.  The onslaught by the militants began two weeks ago, sparking panic among Shia Muslims along their path and an...

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