Don’t expect keeping a retaken Mosul to be a cakewalk
If past experience is any indication, the city’s Sunni Arabs may not take kindly to our Kurdish allies.
U.S. soldiers patrol through the rubble-laden streets of Mosul, Iraq, April 1, 2008. Iraqi pro-government forces are looking now to retake the city from Daesh, which has held it since 2014. U.S. Army photograph by Spc. John Crosby