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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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Dutch frustration with Russia grows increasingly personal. Plus the latest on the Mideast conflict.

Dutch frustration with Russia grows increasingly personal. Plus the latest on the Mideast conflict.

June 25th, 2014
04:50 PM ET

America's unlikely helping hand in Iraq

Washington (CNN) – White House officials are not disputing reports that both Syria and Iran are conducting military operations in Iraq to contain the ISIS threat.

That may be making for some of the strangest possible bedfellows when it comes to dealing with Iraq

CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

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