Iraq violence is spillover from Syrian civil war

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Two years after U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq, Islamic extremists affiliated with al Qaeda have taken the city of Fallujah and parts of Ramadi. Militants in neighboring Syria have exported their cause and their men across the border. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
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