US lawmakers closely monitoring militant insurgency in Iraq

Rep. Peter King calls the events of the

Rep. Peter King calls the events of the past week disgraceful. (June 16, 2014 6:18 PM)

Sunni militants have captured another strategic city in Iraq, as the United States looks for a way to stop the insurgents' dramatic sweep.

Horrifying images posted on jihadist Internet forums show the mass execution of what are believed to be Iraqi security forces. Several cities are now under the control of an al-Qaida splinter group called ISIS, including the northwestern city of Tal Afar,...

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