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Three Questions Facing the Mosul Operation

Daniel R. DePetris Security, Middle East How Mosul will be governed after ISIL is just as important as whether or not it is defeated in the first place Two years ago, the Islamic State was on the warpath. The jihadist group, treated as a backburner issue at that time by the Obama administration and more of a nuisance than a national security threat to the U.S. homeland, shocked the world with its blitzkrieg across northern and central Iraq.
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