The U.S. Just Told Everyone Its Plan To Take Back Mosul
The U.S. Army is sharing its plan to take back the ISIS-held city of Mosul in what could be a turning point in the war against the extremist militia.By Ben Levin | February 20, 2015
It's been a long winter in northern Iraq, where the terrorist militia ISIS still controls vast amounts of territory including Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. (Video via Vice News)
Mosul fell in June of 2014, when the U.S.-trained Iraqi military collapsed and fled the city in the face of ISIS' well-trained and battle-hardened militants.
The Iraqi military drew back to Baghdad, leaving outgunned Kurdish forces to defend what's left of northern Iraq. (Video via PBS Newshour)