June 16, 2014
Members of the Iraqi security forces on Monday patrol an area near the borders between Karbala Province and Anbar Province. The United States said it could launch air strikes and act jointly with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government, after a rampage by Sunni Islamist insurgents across Iraq that has scrambled alliances in the Middle East. Back home, experts say the violence half a world away could cost motorists at the gas pump. (Reuters)
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