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U.S. launches first strike again ISIS in Iraq

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Friday, August 08, 2014

CBSnews: The U.S. military unleashed one 500-pound laser-guided bomb dropped from American F/A-18 fighter jets on Friday.

Sunni Islamic militants have stepped up efforts to expand their territory in northern Iraq, and their successes this week against what was thought to be the superior fighting force in the oil-rich, semi-autonomous Kurdish region prompted President Obama to threaten airstrikes.

 

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