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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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What's the U.S. plan on Russia's "all out" invasion? Plus, a look at the strategy for fighting ISIS.

What's the U.S. plan on Russia's "all out" invasion? Plus, a look at the strategy for fighting ISIS.

June 16th, 2014
04:15 PM ET

Extremists put Baghdad in their sights

The U.S. has bolstered security at the American embassy in Baghdad, adding between 50 and 100 marines and Army personnel, according to a U.S. official.

The Sstate Department strongly warns against all but essential travel to the country, adding that U.S. citizens in Iraq "remain at high risk for kidnapping and terrorist violence."

CNN international correspondent Nic Robertson reports.

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