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Iraqis fear uncertain future in areas under 'Islamic State'

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) is not the only group operating in regions now under its banner.
A woman buys bread at a bakery in the city of Mosul, June 24, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held crisis talks with leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday urging them to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to dismember the country.  Picture taken June 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer (IRAQ - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CONFLICT BUSINESS FOOD SOCIETY) - RTR3VNJJ
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When political crises erupt, observers tend to focus on the events and developments and forget about the people whose blood is shed in the storm. This is the case now with the people of Iraq, who have to choose between the bad and the worst.

The general absence of the media in the areas that fell to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has resulted in not enough attention being paid to the situation of the people there.

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