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Where Did ISIS Come From?
Long Story Short: The history of the Islamic State traces back to the early days of the Iraq War, when it was founded under another name by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Columbia University's Austin Long explains the back story behind one of the most well-organized and violent terror groups in the world.

  The Long Haul
The Associated Press examines the lengthy deployment of the 1st Brigade Combat Team/34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota National Guard:

Part I: Long haul in Iraq is just the start
Part II: Welcome to Iraq, and a long separation
Part III: A funeral and a birth

  Special report: Military families
John Brecher msnbc.com

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