Al-Qaeda Fighters Take Fallujah, Iraq

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Jan. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Television's "Lunch Money" Host Adam Johnson reports on troubles in Iraq. (Source: Bloomberg)

While before taking a nap.

This little cub sleeps about 20 hours per day.

It is not easy, growing up.

The world today, sunni militants linked to al qaeda captured falluja over the weekend.

The victory is a blow to erect she i led government, whose troops were trained and equipped by the u.s. military.

Falluja is a highly symbolic city for sunni arabs.

10 years ago the u.s. assault on falluja was the toughest battle waged by u.s. troops since vietnam.

The militant stronghold has undergone a steady deterioration since the last american troops left two years ago.

Secretary of state, john kerry, says that we supported iraq but that we are not sending troops again.

This is a fight that belongs to the iraqis.

That is exactly what the president and the world decided some time ago when we left iraq.

So, we are not contemplating a return, not contemplating boots on the ground, this is their fight.

Secretary kerry spent several days trying to jumpstart the peace effort.

Several hours over the weekend, meeting with benjamin netanyahu, eight hours with him would've us -- mahmoud abbas.

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