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Iraqis inspect the damage at the site of a car bomb blast May 13 outside a cafe in Baghdad's Shiite district of Sadr City. An increase in violence amid the country's political stalemate has many Iraqis fearful and making plans to leave. Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cpt. Juan Guerrero was one of 200 disabled athletes chosen to attend the 2010 Inaugural Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Co. Katie Hayes for NPR hide caption

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The Army's 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery was redeployed to Joint Security Station Loyalty, where troops will assist Iraqi federal police. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

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Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki displays photographs of a man identified by the Iraqi government as al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Omar al-Baghdadi. Maliki announced the deaths of Baghdadi and another al-Qaida leader, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, on Monday. Iraqi Prime Minister office/Getty Images hide caption

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