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Suicide Bombers Targeted Two Prisons Outside of Baghdad
July 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Juan Cole, Professor at the University of Michigan, and Stephen Biddle, Professor at George Washington University discuss the prison outbreak in Iraq.
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