ISIS' Defensive Operations in Mosul Tough for Any Army to Beat, Official Says

By Terri Moon Cronk

An Operation Inherent Resolve task force commander told Pentagon reporters the operation to liberate Mosul from the grasp of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria was difficult because ISIS had two to three years to prepare its defense of Iraq's second-largest city.

Published July 21, 2017 at 04:06PM.

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