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National Security Expert Discusses U.S. Embassy Protection in Baghdad
MONDAY, UTAH (Good4Utah)-There have been fast moving developments out of Iraq in regards to increasing security at the US Embassy in Baghdad. The move comes after a request from the state department, as islamic militants are taking over parts of Iraq. The militants, part of a group known as ISIS, an Al Qaeda Splinter Group, is trying ti establish an Islamic state in a region that would stretch from Iraq into Northern Syria. Some Embassy personnel are temporarily relocating to other locations as the violence moves closer to Baghdad. National Security Expert Tom Panuzio was in studio to talk about the move to protect the Embassy.