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Retaking Iraq's Mosul: a complex offensive

A complex offensive is taking place to recapture Mosul, the Islamic State group's last major stronghold in Iraq and the country's second city. Questions of timing Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Monday that operations to liberate Mosul had begun after already calling an operation to retake Nineveh province, of which Mosul is the capital, in March this year. The timing of Abadi's announcement is in line with predictions by Western officials, including US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joe Dunford, that an offensive would be launched in October.
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