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Can Iraq avoid a return to sectarian civil war?
As more towns in Iraq are taken over by the Sunni rebel group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, Shia fighters are rallying to protect religious sites and fight alongside the Iraqi military.
What is driving sectarianism in Iraq, and what outlook do Iraqis have for the future of their country?