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FILE - In this July 13, 2014, file photo, Iraqi former Parliament speaker and the chairman of the Sunni Arab coalition Osama al-Nujaifi, speaks to the media during a news conference in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s highest ranking Sunni is in Washington pleading for military aid for his community’s militias, hoping the U.S. will deliver on pledges to counter Iran’s growing influence. Osama al-Nujaifi is one of three Iraqi vice presidents and his brother heads a prominent defense faction. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File)