A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard at a checkpoint during an intensive security deployment in Baghdad, June 16, 2014. The United States is contemplating talks with its arch-enemy Iran ... more 
A member of the Iraqi security forces stands guard at a checkpoint during an intensive security deployment in Baghdad, June 16, 2014. The United States is contemplating talks with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government in its battle with Sunni Islamist insurgents who routed Baghdad's army and seized the north of the country in the past week. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani (IRAQ - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS MILITARY CONFLICT) less 
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