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Violence erupted in Iraq today when Islamic State fighters attacked a crowded market with double suicide bombs, killing more than a dozen people. Islamic State fighters also attacked the city of Kirkuk, killing a high-ranking Iraqi soldier.

NPR's Alice Fordham joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson from Baghdad with details on the attacks, what life has been like there recently and where the U.S. and coalition efforts may be headed.

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This segment aired on January 30, 2015.

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