29 Feb '16, 11pm

The Battle for Mosul Has Begun

The Battle for Mosul Has Begun

That was Monday’s message from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, who said multinational forces have begun to cut off the city’s supply and communications lines, and to encircle and isolate Islamic State fighters with cyber and air and ground attacks. Some coalition forces are already going after ISIS inside Mosul, and the final thrust to retake it should be expected sooner than the distant future, Dunford said.

Full article: http://www.defenseone.com/threats/2016/02/battle-mosul-ha...

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