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For U.S. and Obama, Mosul campaign is calculated risk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq and the United States have launched a crucial battle to liberate the city of Mosul without determining how its volatile region will be governed once Islamic State militants are ejected, U.S. and other officials said.
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