An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter takes position on the front line in Makhmur, about 175 miles north of the capital Baghdad, during clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants on August 9, 2014.
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How much do you know about the current conflict in Iraq?

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The re-escalation of U.S. military operations in Iraq, the first since troops withdrew from the country in 2011, began two weeks ago when Obama authorized airstrikes to protect American assets and Iraqi minority groups stranded by conflict in the region. The United States has also been dropping food, water and humanitarian supplies to trapped civilians.

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http://www.msnbc.com/jose-diaz-balart/watch/isis-continues-to-target-minorities-317169731821

http://www.msnbc.com/now-with-alex-wagner/watch/iran-ends-allegiance-to-nouri-al-maliki-317542979615

http://www.msnbc.com/jos–d-az-balart/watch/more-us-military-advisers-to-iraq-317743171570

http://www.msnbc.com/the-daily-rundown/watch/us-arms-kurdish-forces-as-isis-fights-on-318060611623

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/obama-us-could-be-iraq-some-months

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/us-directly-providing-weapons-kurds-iraq 

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/iraqs-maliki-runs-out-time

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/watch/maliki-steps-down-resolving-a-crisis-in-iraq-318318147839

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