The home team is winning in Iraq, but what happens after the fight?
We may be setting the stage for multi-factional bloodletting in the wake of Daesh’s defeat. But never mind that now.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks to American troops in Iraq, Oct. 22. The skill of the special forces of NATO members in conjunction with the U.S.-led allied airpower will ensure Daesh’s defeat in Mosul, argues Scott Taylor. U.S. Department of Defense photograph by Stephanie Dreyer