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FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2013 file photo, an Iraqi man inspects the aftermath of a bombing in Baghdad al-Jadidah district, eastern Baghdad, Iraq, Al-Qaida has come roaring back in Iraq since U.S. troops left in late 2011 and now looks stronger than it has in years. The terror group is capable of carrying out mass-casualty attacks several times a month, driving the death toll in Iraq to the highest level in half a decade. It sees each attack as a way to maintain an atmosphere of chaos that weakens the Shiite-led government's authority. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

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