The Attack on Mosul Three Shepherds on a Surreal Front

The attempt to retake Mosul from Islamic State has been underway for almost two weeks. Resistance from the jihadists is fierce and chaos on the front lines has resulted in some surreal scenes.
Turkey Raqqa Syria Mosul Faisaliah Baghdad Iraq Saudi Arabia Euphrates Sources: Thomas van Linge; in-house research; updated: Oct. 27 Key regions under the control of Government and allies Kurds Islamic State

Turkey Raqqa Syria Mosul Faisaliah Baghdad Iraq Saudi Arabia Euphrates Sources: Thomas van Linge; in-house research; updated: Oct. 27 Key regions under the control of Government and allies Kurds Islamic State

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